Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations (SOR/93-55)

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Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations

SOR/93-55

FISHERIES ACT

Registration 1993-02-04

Regulations Respecting Fishing in the Provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island and in Adjacent Tidal Waters

P.C. 1993-188  1993-02-04

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, pursuant to sections 8, 43Footnote * and 46 of the Fisheries Act, is pleased hereby to revoke the Nova Scotia Fishery Regulations, C.R.C., c. 848, the New Brunswick Fishery Regulations, C.R.C., c. 844, and the Prince Edward Island Fishery Regulations, C.R.C., c. 850, and to make the annexed Regulations respecting fishing in the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island and in adjacent tidal waters, in substitution therefor, effective February 24, 1993.

Short Title

 These Regulations may be cited as the Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations.

Interpretation

  •  (1) In these Regulations,

    Act

    Act means the Fisheries Act; (Loi)

    angling

    angling means fishing with a line to which one or more hooks are attached and that is held in the hand or attached to a rod that is held in the hand or closely attended; (pêche à la ligneouà la ligne)

    artificial fly

    artificial fly means a single hook, a double hook or two single hooks that are dressed with materials likely to attract fish and to which no weight, spinning device or natural bait is attached; (mouche artificielle)

    bag net

    bag net means a net

    • (a) that is attached to stakes or buoys,

    • (b) the bag of which floats with the tide or current, and

    • (c) that is used to catch fish without enmeshing them; (filet à poche)

    brook trout

    brook trout includes any hybrid of brook trout, but does not include splake; (omble de fontaine)

    clams

    clams includes bar clams, bay quahaugs, razor clams and soft-shell clams; (clams)

    day

    day means a calendar day; (jour ou journée)

    Department

    Department means the Department of Fisheries and Oceans; (ministère)

    dip net

    dip net means a bag-like net that is

    • (a) fixed to a frame to which a handle is attached, and

    • (b) manipulated by hand to catch fish without enmeshing them; (épuisette)

    drag rake

    drag rake means a device used in fishing for shellfish that is towed along the bed of the water by a vessel, but does not include a hydraulic device or a mechanical device; (râteau traînant)

    drift net

    drift net means a gill net that drifts in the water, whether or not it is attached to a vessel, and includes a gill net that is not anchored at both ends; (filet dérivant)

    foreign fishing vessel

    foreign fishing vessel has the same meaning as in section 2 of the Coastal Fisheries Protection Act; (bateau de pêche étranger)

    gill net

    gill net means a net by which fish are caught by being enmeshed and that does not enclose an area of water; (filet maillant)

    hook

    hook, in relation to angling, means a single, double or treble hook, with or without barbs, on one shank or shaft; (hameçon)

    hydraulic device

    hydraulic device means a device used in fishing for shellfish whereby the shellfish are lifted from the bed of the water by the use of water under pressure; (dispositif hydraulique)

    Indian food fishing

    Indian food fishing[Repealed, SOR/93-335, s. 1]

    inland waters

    inland waters means

    • (a) all waters of a river, stream or brook set out in column I of an item of Schedule II that are upstream of the boundary or reference point, as the case may be, set out in column II of that item, including any waters tributary thereto that are upstream of that boundary or reference point, and

    • (b) in any case not referred to in paragraph (a), all waters that are upstream of the low-water mark at the time of low water as set out in the Canadian Tide and Current Tables published by the Department; (eaux intérieures)

    jigging

    jigging means fishing by manipulating one or more hooks so as to pierce a fish in any part of its body instead of luring the fish to take the hook or hooks into its mouth; (pêche à la turlutte)

    landlocked salmon

    landlocked salmon means non-anadromous salmon; (ouananiche)

    leased oyster area

    leased oyster area means an area for which a special licence or lease has been granted to a person under section 58 or 59 of the Act for the purpose of planting or forming oyster beds or for the cultivation and production of oysters; (secteur ostréicole amodié)

    length

    length means

    • (a) in relation to an eel, the distance measured in a straight line from the tip of the nose to the tip of the caudal fin,

    • (b) in relation to a salmon or a landlocked salmon, the distance measured in a straight line from the tip of the nose to the fork of the tail,

    • (c) in relation to a shellfish, the distance measured in a straight line through the longest part of the shell, and

    • (d) in relation to any other fish referred to in these Regulations, the distance measured in a straight line from the tip of the nose to the tip of the tail; (longueur)

    longline

    longline means a line to which two or more hooks are attached at intervals and that is anchored to the bed of the water; (palangre)

    mechanical device

    mechanical device means any device or equipment used in fishing for shellfish that is not

    • (a) hand-held,

    • (b) a drag rake, or

    • (c) a hydraulic device; (dispositif mécanique)

    mesh size

    mesh size has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985; (maillage)

    open season

    open season means a period of time during which no close time applies; (période d’ouverture)

    province

    province means, except in the definition salmon tag, the province of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick or Prince Edward Island; (province)

    public oyster-fishing area

    public oyster-fishing area means any area that is not a leased oyster area; (gisement public de pêche des huîtres)

    recreational fishing

    recreational fishing means fishing solely for pleasure or fishing to catch fish solely for personal use; (pêche récréative)

    Regional Director-General

    Regional Director-General[Repealed, SOR/2001-452, s. 1]

    registration card

    registration card means a fisher’s registration card or a vessel registration card issued under section 5 or under the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985; (carte d’enregistrement)

    salmon

    salmon means anadromous salmon; (saumon)

    salmon tag

    salmon tag means a tag that is designed to be affixed to a salmon to identify the source and year of capture of the salmon and that

    • (a) is issued with a licence, written permission or other document under the authority of which the salmon was caught that is issued under

      • (i) the Act or the regulations made thereunder,

      • (ii) the National Parks Act or the regulations made thereunder,

      • (iii) an Act of the legislature of a province of Canada or the regulations made thereunder, or

      • (iv) the laws of any country other than Canada,

    • (b) is legible, and

    • (c) has not been tampered with; (étiquette à saumon)

    set line

    set line means a line that is not attached to a rod or held in the hand and to which only one hook with a single point or barb is attached; (ligne fixe)

    shellfish

    shellfish means clams, mussels and oysters; (mollusques et crustacés)

    splake

    splake means a trout that is a cross between a male brook trout and a female lake trout; (truite moulac)

    sport fish

    sport fish means smallmouth bass, landlocked salmon, salmon and trout; (poisson de sport)

    square net

    square net means a net made of wire or twine and attached to a pole that is manipulated on a pivot so as to lower and raise the net in the water to catch fish without enmeshing them; (carrelet)

    tidal waters

    tidal waters means, in relation to a county or province, all waters, other than inland waters, that are

    • (a) within that county or province, or

    • (b) adjacent to that county or province and closer to that county or province than to any other county or province; (eaux à marée)

    trap net

    trap net means a net that is set so as to enclose an area of water into which fish are guided through an opening or openings by one or more leaders, including what is commonly referred to as a box net but not including an eel trap; (trappe en filet)

    trout

    trout means Arctic char, brook trout, brown trout, lake trout and rainbow trout; (truite)

    weir

    weir has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985; (bordigue)

    whitefish

    whitefish means lake whitefish and round whitefish. (corégone)

  • (2) A reference in these Regulations to a species or group of species of fish by its common name as set out in column I of an item of Schedule I shall be construed as a reference to the species or group of species whose scientific name is set out in column II that item.

  • (3) A reference in these Regulations to the weight of fish shall be construed as a reference to the weight of the fish in a completely unprocessed state.

  • (4) A reference in these Regulations to a grid reference is a grid reference based on the Universal Transverse Mercator Grid system expressed in the North American Datum 1927 (NAD 27) used in the National Topographic Series Maps, Scale 1:50,000, published by the Department of Natural Resources.

  • (5) Unless otherwise provided or a contrary intention appears, a reference in these Regulations to a river, stream or brook by its proper name shall be construed to include all waters forming part of that river, stream or brook and all waters tributary thereto.

  • (6) The provisions of these Regulations respecting shellfish that apply to specified waters apply also to the foreshore of those specified waters.

  • (7) In these Regulations, all geographical coordinates (latitude and longitude) are expressed in the North American Datum 1927 (NAD 27) geodetic reference system.

  • (8) In these Regulations, the lines connecting points or coordinates are rhumb lines, unless stated otherwise.

  • SOR/93-335, s. 1;
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 1;
  • SOR/2008-99, s. 10.

Application

  •  (1) These Regulations apply in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island and in Canadian fisheries waters adjacent to those provinces.

  • (2) These Regulations do not apply in respect of

    • (a) [Repealed, SOR/93-335, s. 2]

    • (b) fishing for marine mammals;

    • (c) fishing carried out under the authority of a licence issued under the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985;

    • (d) except for Part VIII, cultured or cultivated fish found in or taken from

      • (i) an aquaculture area or site operated under a lease or licence issued by the Minister or under the Aquaculture Act of Nova Scotia or the Aquaculture Act of New Brunswick, or

      • (ii) a privately owned fish pond that does not contain any wild fish and to which wild fish have no access;

    • (e) national parks where the National Parks Fishing Regulations apply; or

    • (f) a foreign fishing vessel or a person fishing from a foreign fishing vessel, except where the vessel or person is engaged in recreational fishing.

  • (3) Except for this section and sections 2, 4, 6, 18, 19, 22, 25 to 29, 34, 35, 39, 56, 58, and 68, these Regulations do not apply with respect to fishing and related activities carried out under the authority of a licence issued under the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations.

  • SOR/93-335, s. 2;
  • SOR/97-246, s. 1;
  • SOR/2002-225, s. 10.

PART IGeneral

Licensing and Registration

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (5), no person shall fish for or catch and retain any fish unless

    • (a) the person is

      • (i) authorized to do so under the authority of a licence issued under these Regulations, the Fishery (General) Regulations or the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations, or

      • (ii) accompanying a person referred to in subparagraph (i) and is fishing for

        • (A) eels with eel traps,

        • (B) gaspereau with gill nets, trap nets, square nets or weirs,

        • (C) shad with gill nets, square nets or trap nets,

        • (D) silversides with trap nets,

        • (E) smelt with bag nets, box nets or gill nets,

        • (F) sturgeon with gill nets, or

        • (G) tomcod with bag nets, box nets or gill nets;

    • (b) the person holds a fisher’s registration card; and

    • (c) where a vessel is used in fishing, a vessel registration card has been issued in respect of that vessel.

  • (2) A person may retain

    • (a) shad incidentally caught with gaspereau fishing gear operated under the authority of a licence;

    • (b) [Repealed, SOR/96-125, s. 1]

    • (c) tomcod incidentally caught with smelt fishing gear operated under the authority of a licence.

  • (3) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of

    • (a) recreational fishing by angling or with set lines;

    • (b) recreational fishing for clams or mussels by hand or with hand-held tools;

    • (c) recreational fishing for eels, smelt or tomcod with spears in tidal waters;

    • (d) recreational fishing for smelt with dip nets;

    • (e) recreational fishing for gaspereau with dip nets in waters other than

      • (i) the inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island, and

      • (ii) the inland waters of the Miramichi River and the Saint John River;

    • (f) fishing for oysters in a leased oyster area; or

    • (g) fishing for minnows with minnow traps or dip nets.

  • (4) Paragraphs (1)(b) and (c) do not apply in respect of fishing under the authority of a recreational fishing licence or a licence issued under the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations.

  • (5) Paragraph (1)(c) does not apply in respect of fishing for oysters in a public oyster-fishing area in the inland or tidal waters of Prince Edward Island or Nova Scotia.

  • SOR/93-335, s. 3;
  • SOR/96-125, s. 1;
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 2.

 The Minister, upon application for a licence or registration card set out in column I of an item of the table to this section and payment of the fee set out in column II of that item, may issue that licence or registration card.

TABLE

Column IColumn II
ItemLicence or Registration CardFee ($)
1Fisher’s registration card50.00
2Vessel registration card50.00
3Commercial fishing licence30.00 per species
4Recreational fishing licence10.00
5Bait fishing licence5.00
6Shellfish replanting licenceFree
7Licence to take oysters during a close time from a leased oyster areaFree
8Licence to import salmonFree
  • SOR/93-335, s. 4;
  • SOR/96-3, s. 1.

Prohibited Species

 No person shall catch and retain or possess Atlantic whitefish.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 3.

Fishing in Inland Waters

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall fish in inland waters except by angling.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who is fishing

    • (a) for gaspereau, smelt or shellfish;

    • (b) for minnows with minnow traps or dip nets;

    • (c) with set lines under Parts XVIII and XIX; or

    • (d) under the authority of a licence that authorizes fishing in inland waters by means other than angling.

 No person shall fish in inland waters with the aid of an artificial light or light from a fire.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 4.

Jigging Restrictions

 No person shall fish or assist in fishing by jigging in inland waters or assist in landing fish that have been caught by jigging in inland waters.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 4.

 No person shall fish by jigging in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section during the close time set out in column II.

TABLE

Column IColumn II
ItemWatersClose Time
1Tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 4.

Angling

 Notwithstanding any open season set out in these Regulations for angling in any inland waters, no person shall angle for any species of fish in those inland waters unless an open season for at least one species of sport fish is in effect in those waters.

 No person shall angle in inland waters

  • (a) with more than one fishing line; or

  • (b) with a fishing line to which more than three hooks are attached.

 No person shall angle in tidal waters for sport fish

  • (a) with more than one fishing line; or

  • (b) with a fishing line to which more than three hooks are attached.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 5.

 No person shall angle in tidal waters for any species of fish other than sport fish

  • (a) with more than five fishing lines; or

  • (b) with a fishing line to which more than six hooks are attached.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 5.

 For greater certainty, the prohibitions set out in sections 11.1 and 11.2 do not apply to fishing for commercial purposes.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 5.
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall angle for sport fish during the period beginning two hours after sunset and ending two hours before sunrise.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of

    • (a) angling for smallmouth bass in Micmac Lake or Banook Lake in Halifax County, Nova Scotia;

    • (b) angling for brown trout in the Cornwallis River, Kings County, Nova Scotia or in the Mersey River, Queens County, Nova Scotia, downstream from Lake Rossignol to the dam at Cowie Falls; or

    • (c) angling during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31 in the waters set out in section 116 or Schedule IX.

  • (3) Nothwithstanding subsection (1), no person shall angle in the inland waters of Nova Scotia set out in Schedule IV during the period beginning at 22:00 h on any day and ending at 06:00 h on the following day.

 Every person who catches a sport fish by hooking it in a part of its body other than its mouth shall forthwith return the fish to the water from which it was caught and, where the fish is alive, release the fish in a manner that causes the least harm to it.

 No person shall use a gaff or spear to land a sport fish that has been caught by angling.

 No person shall angle or assist in angling from

  • (a) any bridge in Nova Scotia that spans any waters set out in column I of Schedule IV; or

  • (b) any bridge in New Brunswick that spans the inland waters of or forms the boundary for the inland waters of any river, stream or brook set out in column I of Schedule II.

  •  (1) No person shall angle for any species of fish in the waters set out in column I of Schedule IV by a method set out in column II during the close time set out in column III.

  • (2) The close time established by subsection (1) is considered to be fixed separately and independently for each species of fish found in those waters.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 6.

Possession Limits

  •  (1) No person shall possess at any time more salmon taken by angling in accordance with these Regulations than the applicable yearly fishing quota for salmon prescribed by these Regulations.

  • (2) No person shall possess at any time more fish of a species taken by recreational fishing in accordance with these Regulations, except for salmon, than the applicable daily fishing quota for that species prescribed by these Regulations.

General Bait Provisions

 No person shall use as bait, or possess for use as bait, in a province any

  • (a) live or dead

    • (i) bass, bullhead, sunfish, white perch, yellow perch or other spiny fin-rayed fish,

    • (ii) goldfish or other carp, or

    • (iii) chain pickerel; or

  • (b) live fish that was not taken in that province.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 7.

Bait Provisions Specific to New Brunswick

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall use as bait or possess for use as bait in the inland waters of New Brunswick any live fish.

  • (2) A person may use live fish for bait, or possess live fish for use as bait, in a body of water set out in section 116 if the fish was taken from that body of water and it is not a species of fish set out in paragraph 18(a).

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 8.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for any species of fish in the waters set out in column I of an item of Schedule III by a method set out in column II of that item during the close time set out in column III of that item.

 Every person who fishes with a gill net shall set it in a straight line.

 No person in a province shall, without lawful excuse, possess any fishing net other than a dip net.

  •  (1) No person shall possess in inland waters or within 15 m of inland waters a jigging device or spear.

  • (2) No person shall possess in inland waters or within 15 m of inland waters a snare or bow and arrow unless the person is lawfully hunting or trapping under the laws of a province.

 Every person who is fishing for gaspereau or shad with a gill net, trap net or weir shall, during the applicable weekly close time for those fish set out in Schedules V and VIII, respectively,

  • (a) remove the gill net from the water; and

  • (b) render the trap net or weir incapable of catching fish.

 No person shall fish with a weir constructed in tidal waters that goes dry at low tide unless

  • (a) the weir contains escape gates for the release of fish; and

  • (b) the person opens the escape gates before each low tide and releases any incidental catch of fish.

Spacing of Fishing Gear

 Except as otherwise provided as a condition of a licence, no person shall

  • (a) fish for gaspereau in the Gaspereau River, Kings County, Nova Scotia, with

    • (i) a dip net within 90 m of a square net,

    • (ii) a square net within 60 m of any other square net, or

    • (iii) a square net within 60 m of a dam;

  • (b) fish for smelt or tomcod in waters other than the Miramichi River or Miramichi Bay with a bag net, trap net or gill net within

    • (i) 45 m of any other bag net, trap net or gill net, or

    • (ii) 90 m upstream or downstream of any other bag net, trap net or gill net;

  • (c) fish for smelt or tomcod in the Miramichi River or Miramichi Bay with a bag net, trap net or gill net within

    • (i) 90 m of any other bag net, trap net or gill net, or

    • (ii) 180 m upstream or downstream of any other bag net, trap net or gill net;

  • (d) fish for smelt or tomcod with a bag net, trap net or gill net within 90 m of a bridge; or

  • (e) in any case not provided for in paragraphs (a) to (d), fish with or set any fishing gear, other than angling gear, a dip net, a minnow trap or a spear, within 200 m of any fishing gear previously set.

Tending of Fishing Gear

 No person shall leave fishing gear unattended in the water for more than 72 consecutive hours.

Temporary Shelters on Ice

  •  (1) No person shall, in the provinces of Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, place a shack or temporary shelter on the ice over any waters, unless the name and address of the owner is painted on or otherwise affixed to the shack or temporary shelter.

  • (2) The letters and numerals forming the name and address of the owner of a shack or temporary shelter referred to in subsection (1) shall be

    • (a) legible;

    • (b) not less than 50 mm in height; and

    • (c) in a colour that contrasts with their background.

  • (3) No person shall place a shack or temporary shelter on the ice before January 1 in any waters set out in section 116 or Schedule IX.

  • (4) Every shack or temporary shelter placed on the ice shall be removed by the owner by midnight on April 2, in any year, or, depending on ice conditions, by the earlier or later date as may be specified by a fishery officer.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 9.

Taking Shellfish for Replanting

 Notwithstanding any close time or size limit set out in these Regulations, a person may, under the authority of a shellfish replanting licence, fish for shellfish for the purpose of relocating them to improve their growth, condition or accessibility.

PART IIBurbot

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for burbot

  • (a) by angling or with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31; or

  • (b) in the waters set out in section 116.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 10.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for burbot except by angling.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 10.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for burbot in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section during the close time set out in column II.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
ItemWatersClose TimeFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Jan. 1 to Dec. 31110 cm150 cm
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Sept. 16 to May 141010 cm150 cm
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Jan. 1 to Dec. 31110 cm150 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 10.

Quotas and Length Restrictions

 No person shall catch and retain in any day from the waters set out in column I of the table to section 30.2

  • (a) more burbot than the fishing quota set out in column III; or

  • (b) any burbot the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column IV, or more than the maximum length set out in column V.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 10.

PART II.1Chain Pickerel

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for chain pickerel

  • (a) by angling or with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31; or

  • (b) in the waters set out in section 116.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 10.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for chain pickerel except by angling.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 10.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for chain pickerel in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section during the close time set out in column II.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
ItemWatersClose TimeFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Oct. 1 to Apr. 1410010 cm75 cm
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Sept. 16 to May 141010 cm75 cm
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Jan. 1 to Dec. 31110 cm75 cm
  •  SOR/2001-452, s. 10.

Quotas and Length Restrictions

 No person shall catch and retain in any day from the waters set out in column I of the table to section 31.2

  • (a) more chain pickerel than the fishing quota set out in column III; or

  • (b) any chain pickerel the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column IV, or more than the maximum length set out in column V.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 10.

PART IIIClams

Gear Restrictions

  •  (1) No person shall engage in recreational fishing for a species set out in column II of the table to this section in the waters set out in column I by a method set out in column III during the close time set out in column IV.

  • (2) No person shall engage in fishing for commercial purposes for a species set out in column II of the table to this section in the waters set out in column I by a method set out in column III during the close time set out in column IV.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    ItemWatersSpeciesMethodClose Time
    1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.(1) Bar clam(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (6) Any other method(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
    (2) Bay quahaug(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (6) Any other method(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
    (3) Razor clam(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (6) Any other method(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
    (4) Soft-shell clam(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (6) Any other method(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
    2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.(1) Bar clam(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (6) Any other method(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
    (2) Bay quahaug(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (6) Any other method(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
    (3) Razor clam(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (6) Any other method(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
    (4) Soft-shell clam(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (6) Any other method(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
    3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) Bar clam(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (6) Any other method(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
    (2) Bay quahaug(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (6) Any other method(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
    (3) Razor clam(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (6) Any other method(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
    (4) Soft-shell clam(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Jan. 1 to March 31
    (6) Any other method(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 11.

Quotas and Length Restrictions

 No person engaged in recreational fishing for clams by hand or with hand-held tools shall catch and retain, in any day, more than 300 clams in the aggregate from any or all of the following species:

  • (a) bar clam;

  • (b) bay quahaug;

  • (c) razor clam; and

  • (d) soft-shell clam.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 12.

 No person shall catch and retain from the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section any clam of a species set out in column II of that item the length of which is less than the minimum length for that species set out in column III of that item.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemWatersSpeciesMinimum Length
Nova Scotia
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.(1) Bay quahaug(1) 38 mm
(2) Bar clam(2) 76 mm
(3) Soft-shell clam(3) 44 mm
New Brunswick
2Inland and tidal waters of that portion of New Brunswick that borders on the Bay of Fundy.(1) Bay quahaug(1) 38 mm
(2) Bar clam(2) 76 mm
(3) Soft-shell clam(3) 44 mm
3Inland and tidal waters of that portion of New Brunswick that borders on the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Northumberland Strait.(1) Bay quahaug(1) 38 mm
(2) Bar clam(2) 76 mm
(3) Soft-shell clam(3) 38 mm
Prince Edward Island
4Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) Bay quahaug(1) 50 mm
(2) Bar clam(2) 76 mm
(3) Soft-shell clam(3) 50 mm

PART IVEels

Interpretation

 In this Part,

eel pot

eel pot means a type of fishing gear used to catch eels without enmeshing them that

  • (a) contains bait which attracts eels into it through one or more openings, and

  • (b) does not have a leader of any kind; (nasse à anguille)

eel trap

eel trap means any fishing gear used to catch eels without enmeshing them and includes a fyke net and eel weir but does not include a dip net, eel pot, longline, set line, spear or angling gear; (trappe à anguille)

elver

elver means an eel that is less than 10 cm in length. (civelle)

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for eels except by angling or with an eel pot, eel trap, dip net, longline, set line or spear.

Close Times

  •  (1) No person shall engage in recreational fishing for eels in the waters set out in column I of the table to this subsection by a method set out in column II during the close time set out in column III.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    ItemWatersMethodClose TimeMinimum Length
    Nova Scotia
    1Inland waters of Nova Scotia.(1) Eel traps(1) Nov. 1 to Aug. 1420 cm
    (2) Eel pots(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (3) Spears(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
    2Tidal waters of Nova Scotia.(1) Eel traps(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 3120 cm
    (2) Eel pots(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (3) Spears(3) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    New Brunswick
    3Inland waters of New Brunswick.(1) Eel traps(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 3120 cm
    (2) Eel pots(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (3) Spears(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
    4Tidal waters of the Tabusintac River.(1) Eel traps(1) Dec. 1 to July 3120 cm
    (2) Eel pots(2) Dec. 1 to July 31
    (3) Spears(3) Sept. 1 to Nov. 15
    5Tidal waters of New Brunswick not set out in item 4.(1) Eel traps(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 3120 cm
    (2) Eel pots(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (3) Spears(3) Sept. 1 to Nov. 15
    Prince Edward Island
    6Inland waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) Eel traps(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 3146 cm
    (2) Eel pots(2) Dec. 1 to Aug. 15
    (3) Spears(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
    7Tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) Eel traps(1) Dec. 1 to Aug. 1546 cm
    (2) Eel pots(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (3) Spears
    • (3) 
      From 17:00 h each day to 07:00 h on the following day from Sept. 1 to Dec. 31
  • (1.1) No person shall engage in fishing for commercial purposes for eels in the waters set out in column I of the table to subsection (1) by a method set out in column II during the close time set out in column III.

  • (2) Every person who fishes for eels with an eel trap in the inland waters of Nova Scotia shall, during the period beginning at sunrise and ending at sunset,

    • (a) in the case of an eel trap other than a fyke net, provide an opening at least 90 cm wide in the part of the trap that is situated in the deepest water to allow fish to escape; and

    • (b) in the case of a fyke net, render the net incapable of catching fish.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 13.

Quotas and Length Restrictions

 No person engaged in recreational fishing for eels by any method in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section shall catch and retain, in any day, more eels than the fishing quota set out in column II.

TABLE

Column IColumn II
ItemWatersFishing Quota
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.10
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.10
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.10
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 14.
  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall catch and retain any eel from the waters set out in column I of the table to subsection 37(1) the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column IV.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who holds an eel fishing licence that specifically authorizes the taking of elvers.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 14.

PART VGaspereau

Interpretation

 In this Part,

dip stand

dip stand means a location specified in a commercial fishing licence where the licence holder is permitted to take gaspereau with a dip net; (poste de pêche à l’épuisette)

square net fixture

square net fixture means a structure consisting of three walls that is placed in the water and into which a square net is lowered and raised to catch gaspereau. (installation de pêche au carrelet)

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for gaspereau except by angling or with a dip net, gill net, square net, trap net or weir.

Close Times

  •  (1) No person shall engage in recreational fishing for gaspereau in the waters set out in column I of Schedule V

    • (a) by a method set out in column II during the yearly close time set out in column III; or

    • (b) by a method set out in column II during the weekly close time set out in column IV.

  • (2) No person shall engage in fishing for commercial purposes for gaspereau in the waters set out in column I of Schedule V

    • (a) by a method set out in column II during the yearly close time set out in column III; or

    • (b) by a method set out in column II during the weekly close time set out in column IV.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 15.

Quotas

 No person engaged in recreational fishing for gaspereau by any method in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section shall catch and retain, in any day, more gaspereau than the fishing quota set out in column II.

TABLE

Column IColumn II
ItemWatersFishing Quota
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.20
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.20
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.20
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 15.

Mesh Sizes

  •  (1) No person shall fish for gaspereau with a gill net that has a mesh size of more than 89 mm.

  • (2) No person shall fish for gaspereau in the inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick with a gill net that has a mesh size of less than 38 mm.

Provisions Specific to Nova Scotia

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall fish for gaspereau in the inland waters of Nova Scotia by any means other than angling during the period beginning at sunset and ending at sunrise.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in the inland waters of Halifax and Yarmouth Counties to a person who holds a licence to fish for gaspereau with a dip net at a dip stand.

 No person shall, in the inland waters of any river in Nova Scotia,

  • (a) fish for gaspereau with a square net that is more than 3.65 m2; or

  • (b) erect or use a square net fixture that extends more than one third of the way across the width of the river or that has an outside wall of more than 9 m in length.

 Every holder of a licence to fish for gaspereau with a square net in the inland waters of a river in Nova Scotia shall

  • (a) during the applicable weekly close time for gaspereau in those waters set out in column IV of Schedule V, remove the square net from the water; and

  • (b) provide an opening that is at least 60 cm wide and 60 cm high in the wall of the square net fixture that extends across the river.

 No person shall fish for gaspereau in the inland waters of Inverness County with a trap net that is more than 15 m in length, measured from the upstream end of the trap net to the downstream end and including any leader that is attached to it.

 No person shall fish for gaspereau in the Gaspereau River, Kings County, Nova Scotia,

  • (a) with a dip net the opening of which has a circumference of more than 190 cm;

  • (b) upstream from the mouth of Deep Hollow Brook, except by angling or with a dip net or square net;

  • (c) from the White Rock power house to a point 640 m downstream from that power house; or

  • (d) from a point 183 m downstream from the Trunk 12 highway bridge upstream to the Lanes Mill fish ladder.

 No person shall fish for gaspereau in the Tusket River, Nova Scotia, from the Route 423 highway bridge upstream to the power house.

PART VILandlocked Salmon

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for landlocked salmon

  • (a) by angling or with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31; or

  • (b) except for section 53, in the waters set out in section 116.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for landlocked salmon except by angling.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for landlocked salmon in the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section during the close time set out in column II of that item.

TABLE

Column IColumn II
ItemWatersClose Time
Nova Scotia
1Guysborough River, upstream from the highway bridge at Milford Haven, not including tributaries.Oct. 1 to Apr. 30
2Tidal waters of Bras d’Or Lake, Great Bras d’Or (Channel), St. Patricks Channel, St. Andrews Channel and Sydney River between the dam and a straight line drawn from Point Edward to Liscomb Point.Oct. 16 to Apr. 14
3Inland and tidal waters of the Counties of Antigonish, Cape Breton, Colchester, Cumberland, Halifax, Hants, Inverness, Pictou, Richmond and Victoria, except the waters
  • (a) set out in items 1 and 2,

  • (b) of Colchester County between Highway 102 and the Shubenacadie River,

  • (c) of Halifax County west of Highway 102 and west of Halifax Harbour, and

  • (d) of Hants County west of Highway 102.

Oct. 1 to Apr. 14
4Ramsey Lake, Annapolis County, and Sunken Lake, Kings County.Nov. 1 to May 14
5Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia not set out in items 1 to 4.Oct. 1 to Mar. 31
New Brunswick
6First Green Lake, Madawaska County.Sept. 1 to Apr. 30
7Restigouche River, Restigouche County, downstream from the CN Railway bridge between Quebec and New Brunswick, not including tributaries.Nov. 1 to Apr. 14
8Inland waters of lakes, reservoirs and ponds in the Counties of Gloucester, Madawaska, Northumberland, Restigouche and Victoria not set out in item 6.Sept. 16 to May 14
9Inland and tidal waters of the Counties of Gloucester, Madawaska, Northumberland, Restigouche and Victoria not set out in items 6 to 8.Sept. 16 to Apr. 30
10Surface mine ponds in Queens and Sunbury Counties between Lat. 46º00′N. and Lat. 46º10′N. and between Long. 65º50′W. and Long. 66º10′W.Oct. 16 to Apr. 14
11Shepody River and its tributaries upstream from the flood gate at Harvey Bank, not including MacFadden Lake, Fenton Pond and Alcorn Pond.Oct. 1 to May 7
12Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick not set out in items 6 to 11.Sept. 16 to Apr. 14
Prince Edward Island
13Glenfinnan, O’Keefes and Afton Lakes, Queens County.Oct. 16 to Apr. 14
14Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island not set out in item 13.Oct. 1 to Apr. 14

Quotas and Length Restrictions

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall catch and retain in any day from the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this subsection

    • (a) more landlocked salmon than the fishing quota set out in column II of that item; or

    • (b) any landlocked salmon the length of which is

      • (i) less than the minimum length set out in column III of that item, or

      • (ii) more than the maximum length set out in column IV of that item.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    ItemWatersFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
    1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.235 cm63 cm
    2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.235 cm63 cm
    3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.135 cm63 cm
  • (2) No person shall catch and retain in any day more than two landlocked salmon from any combination of waters set out in items 2 to 4 of the table to subsection (1).

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 16.

Tagging

 Every person who, during the period beginning on April 1 and ending on December 31, catches and retains a landlocked salmon that is 48 cm or more in length shall forthwith affix thereto a blue salmon tag in the manner described in subsection 67(1).

PART VI.1Muskellunge

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for muskellunge

  • (a) by angling or with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31; or

  • (b) in the waters set out in section 116.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 17.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for muskellunge except by angling.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 17.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for muskellunge in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section during the close time set out in column II.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
ItemWatersClose TimeFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Jan. 1 to Dec. 31110 cm150 cm
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Sept. 16 to May 14510 cm150 cm
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Jan. 1 to Dec. 31110 cm150 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 17.

Quotas and Length Restrictions

 No person shall catch and retain in any day from the waters set out in column I of the table to section 53.3

  • (a) more muskellunge than the fishing quota set out in column III; or

  • (b) any muskellunge the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column IV, or more than the maximum length set out in column V.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 17.

PART VIIMussels

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for mussels except by hand, with hand-held tools, with a drag rake, hydraulic device or mechanical device or by diving.

Close Times

  •  (1) No person shall engage in recreational fishing for mussels in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section by a method set out in column II during the close time set out in column III.

  • (2) No person shall engage in fishing for commercial purposes for mussels in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section by a method set out in column II during the close time set out in column III.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn III
    ItemWatersMethodClose Time
    Nova Scotia
    1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    New Brunswick
    2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    Prince Edward Island
    3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) Hand and hand-held tools, when not diving(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (2) Hand and hand-held tools, when diving(2) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (3) Drag rake(3) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (4) Hydraulic device(4) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
    (5) Mechanical device(5) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 18.

Quotas

 No person engaged in recreational fishing for mussels by any method in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section shall catch and retain, in any day, more mussels than the fishing quota set out in column II.

TABLE

Column IColumn II
ItemWatersFishing Quota
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.300
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.300
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.300
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 19.

PART VIIIOysters

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for oysters

  • (a) by diving in a leased oyster area in the inland or tidal waters of Prince Edward Island; or

  • (b) in a public oyster-fishing area, except with tongs or rakes that are operated by hand without mechanical assistance.

Close Times

 No person shall, unless authorized under a licence set out in item 7 of the table to section 5, fish for oysters in an area set out in column I of the table to this section

  • (a) by a method set out in column II of that item during the yearly close time set out in column III of that item; or

  • (b) during the weekly close time set out in column IV of that item.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
ItemAreaMethodYearly Close TimeWeekly Close Time
Nova Scotia
1Public oyster-fishing areas in the inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Tongs or rakesDec. 1 to Sept. 14From sunset to sunrise from Monday to Saturday and all day Sunday
2Leased oyster areas in the inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Any methodDec. 30 to Dec. 31n/a
New Brunswick
3Public oyster-fishing areas in the inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Tongs or rakesJan. 1 to Sept. 30From sunset to sunrise from Monday to Saturday and all day Sunday
4Leased oyster areas in the inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Any methodDec. 30 to Dec. 31n/a
Prince Edward Island
5Public oyster-fishing areas in the inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Tongs or rakesDec. 1 to Sept. 14From sunset to sunrise from Monday to Saturday and all day Sunday
6Leased oyster areas in the inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Any methodMay 1 to Aug. 14From sunset to sunrise from Monday to Saturday and all day Sunday
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 20

Length Restriction

 No person shall catch and retain or possess an oyster that is less than 76 mm in length.

PART IXSalmon

Interpretation

 In this Part,

Salmon Fishing Area

Salmon Fishing Area means a Salmon Fishing Area illustrated and enumerated in Schedule VI and includes the waters of any province that flow into such an Area. (zone de pêche du saumon)

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for salmon except by angling with an artificial fly.

Close Times

 Subject to subsection 66(1), no person shall fish for salmon in the waters set out in column I of an item of Schedule VII during the close time set out in column II of that item.

Quotas for Specific Waters

 No person shall catch and retain from the waters set out in column I of an item of Schedule VII

  • (a) more salmon in any day than the daily catch and retain quota set out in column III of that item; or

  • (b) more salmon in any year than the yearly fishing quota set out in column V of that item.

Aggregate Quotas and Length Restrictions by Province

 No person shall catch and retain from the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section

  • (a) more salmon in any day than the daily catch and retain quota set out in column II of that item;

  • (b) more salmon in any year than the yearly fishing quota set out in column IV of that item; or

  • (c) any salmon the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column V of that item.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
ItemWatersDaily Catch and Retain QuotaDaily Catch and Release QuotaYearly Fishing QuotaMinimum Length
Nova Scotia
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.2410, of which only 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer35 cm
New Brunswick
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.2410, of which only 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer35 cm
Prince Edward Island
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.145, of which only 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer35 cm

Catch and Release Provisions for Specific Waters

  •  (1) No person shall, during any day, continue to angle for salmon in the waters set out in column I of an item of Schedule VII after that person has

    • (a) caught and retained from those waters the daily catch and retain quota set out in column III of that item; or

    • (b) subject to subsection 66(2), caught and released in those waters the daily catch and release quota set out in column IV of that item.

  • (2) No person shall, during any year, continue to angle for salmon in the waters set out in column I of an item of Schedule VII after that person has caught and retained from those waters the yearly fishing quota set out in column V of that item.

Catch and Release Provisions by Province

  •  (1) No person shall, during any day, continue to angle for salmon in the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to section 63 after that person has

    • (a) caught and retained from those waters the daily catch and retain quota set out in column II of that item; or

    • (b) subject to subsection 66(2), caught and released in those waters the daily catch and release quota set out in column III of that item.

  • (2) No person shall, during any year, continue to angle for salmon in the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to section 63 after that person has caught and retained from those waters the yearly fishing quota set out in column IV of that item.

  •  (1) A person may, during the period beginning on April 15 and ending on May 15, fish for or catch and retain salmon from the inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick other than

    • (a) the waters of the Restigouche River upstream from the J.C. Van Horne Bridge in Campbellton; and

    • (b) the waters of the Nepisiguit River upstream from a straight line drawn from grid reference 01487695 to grid reference 01157740 as found on the map Bathurst 21 P/12.

  • (2) Where a person who is fishing for salmon pursuant to subsection (1) has not caught and retained the applicable daily or yearly fishing quota for salmon, the person may catch and release any number of salmon in any day.

Tagging

  •  (1) Every person who catches and retains a salmon in accordance with these Regulations shall forthwith securely lock or seal on the salmon a salmon tag, as specified in subsection (2), that has been issued to that person and shall do so in accordance with the design of the tag and so that it cannot be removed without tampering with the lock or seal, breaking or cutting the tag or cutting or tearing any part of the salmon.

  • (2) A salmon tag that is affixed to a salmon shall be

    • (a) a blue tag, where the salmon was caught and retained by angling, and shall be a tag specific to a salmon 63 cm or more in length where the salmon is 63 cm or more in length; and

    • (b) a brown tag, where the salmon was caught and retained under a written permission referred to in section 4 of the Act or was taken from an aquaculture area or site or a privately owned fish pond.

    • (c) [Repealed, SOR/93-335, s. 6]

  • SOR/93-335, s. 6.

 No person shall import a salmon into a province unless

  • (a) an import tag issued with a licence to import salmon set out in item 9 of the table to section 5 is affixed to that salmon in the manner described in subsection 67(1) prior to its entry into the province or immediately upon its entry into the province; or

  • (b) it bears a salmon tag.

 No person shall have on board any vessel for which a registration card has been issued any salmon to which a blue salmon tag is affixed.

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall possess a salmon unless a salmon tag is affixed thereto.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a person who is cooking or smoking a salmon if the tag that was removed from it at the time cooking or smoking commenced is readily available for inspection by a fishery officer or fishery guardian.

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), where a salmon is caught by angling and retained, the person who hooked the salmon, whether or not that person landed the salmon, shall be regarded as having caught and retained it, and shall tag it in accordance with section 67.

  • (2) Where a fishing guide who is authorized to provide guide services under an Act of the legislature of a province hooks a salmon on behalf of a person who has a licence to fish for salmon and who has paid the fishing guide for guide services, subsection (1) does not apply to the fishing guide and the person shall, for the purposes of that subsection, be considered to have hooked the salmon.

  • SOR/94-441, s. 1.

 Sections 67, 70 and 71 do not apply in respect of salmon caught under the authority of a licence issued under the Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations.

  • SOR/93-335, s. 7.

PART XShad

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for shad except by angling or with a dip net, gill net, square net or trap net.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 21(F).

Close Times

  •  (1) No person shall engage in recreational fishing for shad in the waters set out in column I of Schedule VIII

    • (a) by a method set out in column II during the yearly close time set out in column III; or

    • (b) by a method set out in column II during the weekly close time set out in column IV.

  • (1.1) No person shall engage in fishing for commercial purposes for shad in the waters set out in column I of Schedule VIII

    • (a) by a method set out in column II during the yearly close time set out in column III; or

    • (b) by a method set out in column II during the weekly close time set out in column IV.

  • (2) No person shall fish for shad in the inland waters of Nova Scotia by any means other than angling during the period beginning at sunset and ending at sunrise.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 22.

Quotas

 No person engaged in recreational fishing for shad by any method in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section shall catch and retain, in any day, more shad than the fishing quota set out in column II.

TABLE

Column IColumn II
ItemWatersFishing Quota
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.5
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.5
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.5
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 23.

Mesh Size

 No person shall fish for shad with a gill net that has a mesh size of less than 127 mm.

PART XISilversides

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for silversides except by angling or with a dip net or trap net.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for silversides in the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section by a method set out in column II of that item during the close time set out in column III of that item.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemWatersMethodClose Time
Nova Scotia
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.(1) Dip nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Trap nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
New Brunswick
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.(1) Dip nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Trap nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
Prince Edward Island
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) Dip nets(1) Jan. 1 to Sept. 30
(2) Trap nets(2) Jan. 1 to Sept. 30

Mesh Size

 No person shall fish for silversides with a trap net that has a mesh size of more than 65 mm.

PART XIISmallmouth Bass

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for smallmouth bass

  • (a) by angling or with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31; or

  • (b) in the waters set out in section 116.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for smallmouth bass except by angling.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for smallmouth bass in the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section during the close time set out in column II of that item.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
ItemWatersClose TimeFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Nov. 1 to Mar. 31510 cm60 cm
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.July 1 to Sept. 15230 cm60 cm
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Sept. 16 to Apr. 141023 cm60 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 24.

Quotas and Length Restrictions

 No person shall catch and retain in any day from the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to section 80

  • (a) more smallmouth bass than the fishing quota set out in column III of that item; or

  • (b) any smallmouth bass the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column IV, or more than the maximum length set out in column V.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 25.

PART XIIISmelt

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for smelt

  • (a) by angling or with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31; or

  • (b) in the waters set out in section 116.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for smelt except by angling or with a bag net, box net, dip net, gill net or spear.

 No person shall fish for smelt with a bag net, box net or gill net that has a mesh size of less than 31 mm.

 No person shall fish for smelt with a bag net or box net having a leader that is more than 31 m in length.

 No person shall fish for smelt in the inland or tidal waters of Prince Edward Island with a bag net that has a leader.

Quotas

 No person engaged in recreational fishing for smelt with a dip net, by angling, or with a spear shall catch and retain more than 60 smelt in any day.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 26.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for smelt in the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section by a method set out in column II of that item during the close time set out in column III of that item.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemWatersMethodClose Time
Nova Scotia
1Tidal waters of Nova Scotia.(1) Bag nets(1) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15
(2) Box nets(2) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15
(3) Dip nets(3) June 16 to Mar. 31
(4) Gill nets(4) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15
(5) Spears(5) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(6) Angling(6) June 1 to July 31
2Inland waters of Nova Scotia.(1) Bag nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Box nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Dip nets(3) June 16 to Mar. 31
(4) Gill nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Spears(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(6) Angling(6) Oct. 1 to Mar. 31
New Brunswick
3Tidal waters of New Brunswick.(1) Bag nets(1) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15
(2) Box nets(2) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15
(3) Dip nets(3) June 1 to Mar. 31
(4) Gill nets(4) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15
(5) Spears(5) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
(6) Angling(6) June 1 to July 31
4Inland waters of New Brunswick.(1) Bag nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Box nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Dip nets(3) June 1 to Mar. 31
(4) Gill nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Spears(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(6) Angling(6) Oct. 1 to Mar. 31
Prince Edward Island
5Tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) Bag nets(1) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15
(2) Box nets(2) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15
(3) Dip nets(3) June 16 to Mar. 31
(4) Gill nets(4) Mar. 1 to Oct. 1
(5) Spears(5) Apr. 1 to Nov. 30
(6) Angling(6) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
6Inland waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) Bag nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Box nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Dip nets(3) June 16 to Mar. 31
(4) Gill nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Spears(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(6) Angling(6) Sept. 16 to Apr. 14
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 27.

PART XIVStriped Bass

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for striped bass by angling or with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for striped bass except by angling or with a bow net.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for striped bass in the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section

  • (a) by a method set out in column II of that item during the yearly close time set out in column III of that item; or

  • (b) with a bow net during the weekly close time set out in column IV of that item.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
ItemWatersMethodYearly Close TimeWeekly Close Time
Nova Scotia
1The Annapolis River from grid reference 16716671 at Hebbs Landing upstream to the highway bridge at Lawrencetown (Refer to map Bridgetown 21 A/14)(1) Angling(1) Apr. 1 to June 30n/a
(2) Bow nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
2Tidal waters of Nova Scotia not set out in item 1.(1) Angling(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31n/a
(2) Bow nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
3Inland waters of Nova Scotia not set out in item 1(1) Angling(1) Oct. 1 to Apr. 14n/a
(2) Bow nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
New Brunswick
4Tidal waters of Kent County.(1) Angling(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31From 08:00 h each Saturday to 08:00 h on the following Monday
(2) Bow nets(2) Apr. 1 to Nov. 30
5Tidal waters of New Brunswick not set out in item 4.(1) Angling(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31n/a
(2) Bow nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
6Inland waters of New Brunswick.(1) Angling(1) Sept 16 to Apr. 30n/a
(2) Bow nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
Prince Edward Island
7Tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) Angling(1) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31n/a
(2) Bow nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
8Inland waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) Angling(1) Oct. 1 to Apr. 14n/a
(2) Bow nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

Mesh Size

 No person shall fish for striped bass with a bow net that has a mesh size of less than 127 mm.

Quotas and Length Restrictions

 No person shall catch and retain from the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section by a method set out in column II of that item

  • (a) more striped bass in any day than the fishing quota set out in column III of that item; or

  • (b) any striped bass the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column IV, or more than the maximum length set out in column V.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
ItemWatersMethodFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
Nova Scotia
1The Annapolis River upstream from Goat Island.Angling168 cm150 cm
2Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia not set out in item 1.Angling168 cm150 cm
New Brunswick
3Tidal waters of Kent County.(1) Angling(1) 1(1) 68 cm(1) 150 cm
(2) Bow nets(2) 1(2) 38 cm(2) 150 cm
4Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick not set out in item 3.Angling168 cm150 cm
Prince Edward Island
5Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Angling130 cm150 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 28.

PART XVSturgeon

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for sturgeon except by angling or with a gill net.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for sturgeon in the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section by a method set out in column II of that item during the close time set out in column III of that item.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemWatersMethodClose Time
Nova Scotia
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.(1) Angling(1) June 1 to June 30
(2) Gill nets(2) June 1 to June 30
New Brunswick
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.(1) Angling(1) June 1 to June 30
(2) Gill nets(2) June 1 to June 30
Prince Edward Island
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) Angling(1) June 1 to June 30
(2) Gill nets(2) June 1 to June 30

Mesh Size

 No person shall fish for sturgeon with a gill net that has a mesh size of less than 330 mm.

Length Restriction

 No person shall catch and retain or possess any sturgeon that is less than 120 cm in length.

PART XVITomcod

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for tomcod by angling or with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for tomcod except by angling or with a bag net, box net, gill net or spear.

 No person shall fish for tomcod with a bag net, box net or gill net that has a mesh size of less than 31 mm.

 No person shall fish for tomcod with a bag net or box net having a leader that is more than 31 m in length.

 No person shall fish for tomcod in the inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island with a bag net that has a leader.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for tomcod in the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section by a method set out in column II of that item during the close time set out in column III of that item.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemWatersMethodClose Time
Nova Scotia
1Tidal waters of Nova Scotia.(1) Bag nets(1) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15
(2) Box nets(2) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15
(3) Gill nets(3) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15
(4) Spears(4) Dec. 30 to Dec. 31
2Inland waters of Nova Scotia.(1) Bag nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Box nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Gill nets(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Spears(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
New Brunswick
3Tidal waters of the Saint John River upstream from a straight line drawn from Partridge Island light to Red Head.(1) Bag nets(1) Mar. 16 to Sept. 1
(2) Box nets(2) Mar. 16 to Dec. 1
(3) Gill nets(3) Mar. 16 to Sept. 1
(4) Spears(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
4Tidal waters of that portion of New Brunswick that borders on the Bay of Fundy not set out in item 3.(1) Bag nets(1) Mar. 16 to Oct. 15
(2) Box nets(2) Mar. 16 to Dec. 1
(3) Gill nets(3) Mar. 16 to Oct. 15
(4) Spears(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
5The Miramichi River upstream from the Morrissy Bridge in Newcastle.(1) Bag nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Box nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Gill nets(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Spears(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
6Tidal waters of that portion of New Brunswick that borders on the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Northumberland Strait not set out in item 5.(1) Bag nets(1) Mar. 16 to Oct. 15
(2) Box nets(2) Mar. 16 to Dec. 1
(3) Gill nets(3) Mar. 16 to Oct. 15
(4) Spears(4) Feb. 16 to Nov. 30
7Inland waters of New Brunswick not set out in item 5.(1) Bag nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Box nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Gill nets(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Spears(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
Prince Edward Island
8Tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) Bag nets(1) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15
(2) Box nets(2) Mar. 1 to Oct. 15
(3) Gill nets(3) Mar. 1 to Oct. 1
(4) Spears(4) Apr. 1 to Nov. 30
9Inland waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) Bag nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(2) Box nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Gill nets(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Spears(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31

PART XVIITrout

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for trout

  • (a) by angling or with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31; or

  • (b) in the waters set out in section 116.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for trout except by angling.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for trout in the waters set out in column I of an item of the table to this section during the close time set out in column II of that item.

TABLE

Column IColumn II
ItemWatersClose Time
Nova Scotia
1Guysborough River, upstream from the highway bridge at Milford Haven, not including tributaries.Oct. 1 to Apr. 30
2Tidal waters of Bras d’Or Lake, Great Bras d’Or (Channel), St. Patricks Channel, St. Andrews Channel and Sydney River between the dam and a straight line drawn from Point Edward to Liscomb Point.Oct. 16 to Apr. 14
3Inland and tidal waters of the Counties of Antigonish, Cape Breton, Colchester, Cumberland, Halifax, Hants, Inverness, Pictou, Richmond and Victoria, except the waters
  • (a) set out in items 1 and 2,

  • (b) of Colchester County between Highway 102 and the Shubenacadie River,

  • (c) of Halifax County west of Highway 102 and west of Halifax Harbour, and

  • (d) of Hants County west of Highway 102.

Oct. 1 to Apr. 14
4Ramsey Lake, Annapolis County, and Sunken Lake, Kings County.Nov. 1 to May 14
5Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia not set out in items 1 to 4.Oct. 1 to Mar. 31
New Brunswick
6First Green Lake, Madawaska County.Sept. 1 to Apr. 30
7Restigouche River, Restigouche County, downstream from the CN Railway bridge between Quebec and New Brunswick, not including tributaries.Nov. 1 to Apr. 14
8Inland waters of lakes, reservoirs and ponds in the Counties of Gloucester, Madawaska, Northumberland, Restigouche and Victoria not set out in item 6.Sept. 16 to May 14
9Inland and tidal waters of the Counties of Gloucester, Madawaska, Northumberland, Restigouche and Victoria not set out in items 6 to 8.Sept. 16 to Apr. 30
10Surface mine ponds in Queens and Sunbury Counties between Lat. 46º00′N. and Lat. 46º10′N. and between Long. 65º50′W. and Long. 66º10′W.Oct. 16 to Apr. 14
11Shepody River and its tributaries upstream from the flood gate at Harvey Bank, not including MacFadden Lake, Fenton Pond and Alcorn Pond.Oct. 1 to May 7
12Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick not set out in items 6 to 11.Sept. 16 to Apr. 14
Prince Edward Island
13Glenfinnan, O’Keefes and Afton Lakes, Queens County.Oct. 16 to Apr. 14
14Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island not set out in item 13.Oct. 1 to Apr. 14

Quotas and Length Restrictions

  •  (1) No person shall catch and retain from the waters set out in column I of the table to this section

    • (a) in any day, more trout of a species than the fishing quota for that species set out in column II; or

    • (b) a trout of a species set out in column II the length of which is less than the minimum length for that species set out in column III or more than the maximum length for that species set out in column IV.

  • (2) No person shall catch and retain in any day more than

    • (a) five trout in the aggregate from any combination of the waters set out in column 1 of items 1 and 2 of the table to this section; or

    • (b) 10 trout in the aggregate from the waters set out in column 1 of item 3 of the table to this section.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    ItemWatersFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
    1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.(1) 5 Arctic char(1) 10 cm(1) 100 cm
    (2) 5 brook trout(2) 10 cm(2) 100 cm
    (3) 5 brown trout(3) 10 cm(3) 100 cm
    (4) 5 lake trout(4) 10 cm(4) 100 cm
    (5) 5 rainbow trout(5) 10 cm(5) 100 cm
    2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.(1) 5 Arctic char(1) 10 cm(1) 100 cm
    (2) 5 brook trout(2) 10 cm(2) 100 cm
    (3) 5 brown trout(3) 35 cm(3) 63 cm
    (4) 2 lake trout(4) 45 cm(4) 150 cm
    (5) 5 rainbow trout(5) 10 cm(5) 100 cm
    (6) 1 splake(6) 35 cm(6) 100 cm
    3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) 10 Arctic char(1) 10 cm(1) 100 cm
    (2) 10 brook trout(2) 10 cm(2) 100 cm
    (3) 10 brown trout(3) 35 cm(3) 63 cm
    (4) 5 rainbow trout(4) 10 cm(4) 100 cm
  • SOR/93-55, err.(F), Vol. 127, No. 16;
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

PART XVII.1Whitefish

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for whitefish

  • (a) by angling or with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31; or

  • (b) in the waters set out in section 116.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for whitefish except by angling.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for whitefish in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section during the close time set out in column II.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
ItemWatersClose TimeFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Oct. 1 to Mar. 31810 cm60 cm
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Sept. 16 to May 14810 cm60 cm
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Jan. 1 to Dec. 31110 cm60 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

Quotas and Length Restrictions

 No person shall catch and retain in any day from the waters set out in column I of the table to section 107.12

  • (a) more whitefish than the fishing quota set out in column III; or

  • (b) any whitefish the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column IV, or more than the maximum length set out in column V.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

PART XVII.2White Perch

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for white perch

  • (a) by angling or with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31; or

  • (b) in the waters set out in section 116.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for white perch except by angling.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for white perch in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section during the close time set out in column II.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
ItemWatersClose TimeFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Oct. 1 to Mar. 3110010 cm45 cm
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Sept. 16 to May 142510 cm45 cm
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Sept. 16 to Apr. 1410010 cm45 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

Quotas and Length Restrictions

 No person shall catch and retain in any day from the waters set out in column I of the table to section 107.22

  • (a) more white perch than the fishing quota set out in column III; or

  • (b) any white perch the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column IV, or more than the maximum length set out in column V.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

PART XVII.3Yellow Perch

Application

 This Part does not apply in respect of recreational fishing for yellow perch

  • (a) by angling or with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31; or

  • (b) in the waters set out in section 116.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish for yellow perch except by angling.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

Close Times

 No person shall fish for yellow perch in the waters set out in column I of the table to this section during the close time set out in column II.

TABLE

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
ItemWatersClose TimeFishing QuotaMinimum LengthMaximum Length
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.Oct. 1 to Mar. 3110010 cm45 cm
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.Sept. 16 to May 1410010 cm45 cm
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.Sept. 16 to Apr. 1410010 cm45 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

Quotas and Length Restrictions

 No person shall catch and retain in any day from the waters set out in column I of the table to section 107.32

  • (a) more yellow perch than the fishing quota set out in column III; or

  • (b) any yellow perch the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column IV, or more than the maximum length set out in column V.

  • SOR/2001-452, s. 29.

PART XVIIIWinter Fishing in New Brunswick

Application

 This Part applies in respect of recreational fishing by angling and with set lines in the waters set out in Schedule IX during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31.

Gear Restrictions

 No person shall fish except

  • (a) through a man-made hole in the ice; or

  • (b) from shore through a natural opening in the ice.

  •  (1) No person shall fish with more than five set lines.

  • (2) Every person who fishes with set lines shall attend those lines and maintain an unobstructed view of those lines.

Close Times

 No person shall fish during the period beginning on March 30 and ending on March 31.

 No person shall fish in Lac Baker, Madawaska County, during the period beginning on Monday and ending on Friday in any week.

 No person shall, except in the waters set out in items 4, 7, 13, 14, 16, 20, 21, 28 and 60 of Schedule IX, fish during the period beginning one-half hour after sunset and ending one-half hour before sunrise.

Quotas and Length Restrictions

  •  (1) No person shall catch and retain

    • (a) in any day more fish of a species set out in column I of an item of the table to this subsection than the fishing quota set out in column II of that item; or

    • (b) any fish of a species set out in column I of an item of the table to this subsection the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column III of that item.

      TABLE

      Column IColumn IIColumn III
      ItemSpeciesFishing QuotaMinimum Length
      1Arctic charThe lesser of 5 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fish15 cm
      2Brook troutThe lesser of 5 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fish15 cm
      3Brown troutThe lesser of 5 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fish15 cm
      4Lake troutThe lesser of 5 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fish45 cm
      5Rainbow troutThe lesser of 5 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fish15 cm
      6Landlocked salmonThe lesser of 5 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fish35 cm
      7Smallmouth bassThe lesser of 5 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fish30 cm
      8Striped bassThe lesser of 5 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fishn/a
      9Smelt60, except from the waters set out in items 4, 7, 13, 14, 16, 20, 21, 28 and 60 of Schedule IXn/a
      10WhitefishThe lesser of 5 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fishn/a
  • (2) No person shall catch and retain in any day more sport fish and striped bass in the aggregate than the lesser of five fish and 3.5 kg plus one fish.

Provisions Specific to Nictau Lake

 No person who fishes in Nictau Lake, Restigouche County, shall

  • (a) fish with more than one set line;

  • (b) use any fish as bait;

  • (c) catch and retain any landlocked salmon that is less than 50 cm in length or more than 63 cm in length;

  • (d) catch and retain any brook trout that is less than 25 cm in length;

  • (e) in any day, catch and retain more than one landlocked salmon; or

  • (f) continue to fish in that lake on any day after catching and retaining two sport fish in that day.

PART XIXBoundary Waters Between New Brunswick and the State of Maine

Application

 This Part applies in respect of recreational fishing for smelt, whitefish and sport fish, other than salmon, in the following inland waters of New Brunswick that border on waters in the State of Maine:

  • (a) the St. Francis River and Glasier Lake in Madawaska County and that portion of the Saint John River in Madawaska County;

  • (b) Monument Brook, North Lake, the Thoroughfare between North Lake and (East) Grand Lake, (East) Grand Lake, Mud Lake, the St. Croix River, Spednic Lake and Palfrey Lake in York County; and

  • (c) the St. Croix River, Grand Falls Flowage and Woodland Flowage in Charlotte County.

Gear Restrictions

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall

    • (a) fish for sport fish or whitefish except by angling; or

    • (b) fish for smelt except by angling or with a dip net.

  • (2) A person who fishes in accordance with subsection 119(2) may fish with set lines.

  •  (1) No person shall fish with more than five set lines.

  • (2) Every person who fishes with set lines shall attend those lines and maintain an unobstructed view of those lines.

Close Times

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall fish during the period beginning on October 1 and ending on April 14.

  • (2) A person may, during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31, fish through a man-made hole in the ice in Glasier Lake, North Lake, the Thoroughfare between North Lake and (East) Grand Lake, (East) Grand Lake, Mud Lake, Spednic Lake, Palfrey Lake, Grand Falls Flowage or Woodland Flowage.

  • (3) No person shall, during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31, fish during the period beginning one-half hour after sunset and ending one-half hour before sunrise.

Daily Quotas

  •  (1) No person shall, during the period beginning on April 1 and ending on December 31, catch and retain in any day more fish of a species set out in column I of an item of the table to this section than the daily fishing quota set out in column II of that item.

  • (2) No person shall, during the period beginning on April 1 and ending on December 31, catch and retain in any day more sport fish in the aggregate than the lesser of five fish and 3.5 kg plus one fish.

  • (3) No person shall, during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31, catch and retain in any day more fish of a species set out in column I of an item of the table to this section than the daily fishing quota set out in column III of that item.

  • (4) No person shall, during the period beginning on January 1 and ending on March 31, catch and retain in any day more sport fish in the aggregate than the lesser of three fish and 3.5 kg plus one fish.

    TABLE

    Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
    ItemSpeciesDaily Fishing Quota April 1 to December 31Daily Fishing Quota January 1 to March 31Minimum Length
    1Arctic charThe lesser of 5 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fishThe lesser of 3 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fish15 cm
    2Brook troutThe lesser of 5 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fishThe lesser of 3 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fish15 cm
    3Brown troutThe lesser of 5 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fishThe lesser of 3 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fish15 cm
    4Lake troutThe lesser of 2 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fishThe lesser of 2 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fish45 cm
    5Rainbow troutThe lesser of 5 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fishThe lesser of 3 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fish15 cm
    6Landlocked salmonThe lesser of 2 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fishThe lesser of 2 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fish35 cm
    7Smallmouth bass(1) 1 from April 1 to June 30The lesser of 3 fish and 3.5 kg plus 1 fish25 cm
    (2) 3 from July 1 to December 31
    8Whitefish88n/a
    9Smelt200200n/a
    10White perch252510 cm
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 30.

Length Restrictions

 No person shall catch and retain a fish of a species set out in column I of an item of the table to section 120 the length of which is less than the minimum length set out in column IV of that item.

SCHEDULE I(Subsection 2(2))

Common and Scientific Names of Fish

Column IColumn II
ItemCommon NameScientific Name
1Atlantic whitefishCoregonus huntsmani
2Arctic charSalvelinus alpinus
3Atlantic sturgeonAcipenser oxyrhynchus
4Bar clamSpisula solidissima
5Bay quahaugMercenaria mercenaria
6Brook trout (Speckled trout)Salvelinus fontinalis
7Brown troutSalmo trutta
8BullheadIctalurus nebulosus
8.1BurbotLota lota
9CarpCyprinus carpio
9.1Chain pickerelEsox niger
10EelAnguilla rostrata
11GaspereauAlosa pseudoharengus and Alosa aestivalis
12GoldfishCarassius auratus
13Lake troutSalvelinus namaycush
14Lake whitefishCoregonus clupeaformis
15Landlocked salmon (Ouananiche)Salmo salar
16MinnowsFamilies: Cyprinidae, Cyprinodontidae and Gasterosteidae
16.1MuskellungeEsox masquinongy
17MusselsMytilus edulis and Modiolusmodiolus
18OystersCrassostrea virginica and Ostrea edulis
19[Repealed, SOR/2001-452, s. 32]
20Rainbow troutOncorhynchus mykiss
21Razor clamEnis directus
22Round whitefishProsopium cylindraceum
23SalmonSalmo salar
24ShadAlosa sapidissima
25Shortnose sturgeonAcipenser brevirostrum
26SilversidesMenidia menidia
27Smallmouth bass (Black bass)Micropterus dolomieui
28SmeltOsmerus mordax
29Soft-shell clamMya arenaria
30Striped bassMorone saxatilis and Roccus saxatilis
31SunfishLepomis spp.
32TomcodMicrogadus tomcod
33White perchMorone americana
34Yellow perchPerca flavescens
  • SOR/2001-452, ss. 31 to 33.

SCHEDULE II(Subsection 2(1))

Inland Water Boundaries

Column IColumn II
ItemRiver, Stream or BrookBoundary or Reference Point
Nova Scotia
Annapolis County
1Annapolis RiverThe highway bridge on Queen Street in Bridgetown.
2Moose RiverThe Highway 1 bridge.
Antigonish County
3Monastery BrookThe Highway 104 bridge.
4Pomquet RiverThe CN Railway bridge.
5Rights RiverThe CN Railway bridge east of Antigonish.
6South RiverThe Highway 104 bridge.
7Tracadie RiverThe Highway 104 bridge.
8West RiverThe CN Railway bridge east of Antigonish.
Cape Breton County
9Catalone RiverThe highway bridge at Catalone.
10Fifes Brook (Aconi Brook)The highway bridge at Mill Pond.
11Gerratt Brook (Gerards Brook)The highway bridge on Main Street in Louisbourg.
12Mira RiverThe highway bridge at Victoria Bridge.
13Six Mile Brook (Lorraine Brook)The first bridge upstream from Big Lorraine Harbour.
14Sydney RiverThe Sysco Dam at Sydney River.
Colchester County
15Bass RiverThe highway bridge at Bass River.
16Chiganois RiverThe Highway 2 bridge.
17Debert RiverThe confluence of the Folly and Debert Rivers.
18Economy RiverThe highway bridge at Economy.
19Folly RiverThe confluence of the Debert and Folly Rivers.
20French RiverThe Highway 6 bridge.
21Great Village RiverThe aboiteau at the dyke.
22North RiverThe confluence of the Salmon and North Rivers.
23Portapique RiverThe highway bridge at Portapique.
24Salmon RiverThe confluence of the North and Salmon Rivers.
25Stewiacke RiverThe highway bridge at Stewiacke.
26Waughs RiverThe Highway 6 bridge.
Cumberland County
27East Apple RiverThe highway bridge at East Apple River.
28Fox RiverThe highway bridge at Fox River.
29Harrington RiverThe Highway 2 bridge.
30Maccan RiverThe mouth of Reid Brook near South Athol.
31Moose RiverThe Highway 2 bridge.
32Pugwash RiverThe highway bridge at Conns Mills.
33Ramshead RiverThe highway bridge at Diligent River.
34River HébertThe highway bridge at the mouth of Haycock Brook.
35River PhillipA line drawn from grid reference 36626778 to grid reference 36726761 at the foot of Hannons Falls. Refer to map Pugwash 11 E/13.
36Sand RiverThe highway bridge at Sand River.
37Shinimicas RiverThe highway bridge at Lower Shinimicas.
38Tidnish RiverThe confluence of the West Branch Tidnish River and the Tidnish River.
39Wallace RiverThe CN Railway bridge.
Digby County
40Bear RiverThe bridges at the confluence of the West Branch Bear River and Bear River.
41Mavillette RiverThe Highway 1 bridge.
42Meteghan RiverThe foot of Indian Falls.
43Grosses Coques RiverThe Highway 1 bridge.
44Salmon RiverThe Leo Deveau Bridge.
45Sissiboo RiverThe power dam at Sissiboo Falls.
Guysborough County
46Basin BrookThe highway bridge at Gammon Cove.
47Cole Harbour RiverThe highway bridge at Cole Harbour.
48Country Harbour River50 m downstream from the highway bridge at Country Harbour Mines.
49Ecum Secum River75 m downstream from the highway bridge nearest to Fleet Settlement.
50Gaspereau Brook (Gaspereaux Brook)The rapids 140 m downstream from the Highway 7 bridge.
51Indian RiverThe Highway 211 bridge.
52Isaacs Harbour RiverThe Highway 316 bridge.
53Larrys RiverThe highway bridge at Larrys River.
54Liscomb River70 m upstream from the highway bridge at Liscomb Mills.
55Milford Haven River (Guysborough River)The three highway bridges at Guysborough Intervale.
56New Harbour RiverSalmon Rock, located on the south side of the river at grid reference 14050961. Refer to maps Country Harbour 21 F/14 and 11 C/13.
57Salmon RiverThe highway bridge at West Cooks Cove.
58St. Mary’s RiverThe highway bridge at Sherbrooke.
Halifax County
59Chezzetcook RiverThe highway bridge at grid reference 81405470. Refer to map West Chezzetcook 11 D/11.
60East River Sheet HarbourThe Department of Fisheries and Oceans barrier dam.
61Ingram RiverThe Highway 3 bridge at Ingramport.
62Moser RiverThe highway bridge at Moser River.
63Musquodoboit River300 m downstream from the Highway 7 bridge.
64Quoddy River90 m upstream from the third highway bridge upstream from Quoddy Harbour.
65Salmon River (Port Dufferin)The first falls upstream from the highway bridge.
66Ship Harbour River365 m downstream from the highway bridge at Ship Harbour.
67Shubenacadie RiverThe CN Railway bridge at East Milford.
68Tangier RiverThe Highway 7 bridge.
69West River Sheet HarbourThe concrete piers located downstream from the Highway 7 bridge.
Hants County
70Avon RiverThe Highway 101 causeway at Windsor.
71Herbert RiverThe confluence of the Herbert and Meander Rivers.
72Kennetcook RiverThe highway bridge at Stanley.
73Meander RiverThe confluence of the Herbert and Meander Rivers.
74St. Croix RiverThe Highway 101 bridge.
Inverness County
75Cheticamp RiverThe Cabot Trail highway bridge.
76Fiset BrookThe Cabot Trail highway bridge.
77Mabou RiverThe CN Railway bridge.
78Margaree RiverThe highway bridges at East Margaree.
79Southwest Mabou River600 m downstream from the CN Railway bridge.
Kings County
80Cornwallis RiverThe highway bridge on Cornwallis Street in Kentville.
81Dodge Brook (Mill Brook)The railway bridge in Kentville.
82Gaspereau RiverThe highway bridge at Melanson.
Lunenburg County
83East RiverThe Highway 3 bridge.
84Gold RiverThe Highway 3 bridge.
85LaHave RiverThe mouth of Silver Hill Brook, located approximately 825 m downstream from the CN railway bridge.
86Martins River140 m upstream from the CN Railway bridge.
87Mushamush RiverThe Highway 3 bridge.
88Middle River60 m upstream from the Highway 3 bridge.
89Petite Rivière185 m upstream from the Highway 331 bridge.
Pictou County
90Barneys River500 m downstream from the Highway 245 bridge.
91East River of PictouThe highway bridge on George Street in New Glasgow.
92French River500 m downstream from the Highway 245 bridge.
93Middle River of PictouThe sluice fish ladder at the dam near Granton.
94River JohnThe CN Railway bridge.
95Sutherlands RiverThe CN Railway bridge.
96West River of PictouThe Lochbroom Bridge on the Alma Road.
Queens County
97Broad RiverThe Highway 103 bridge.
98Five RiversThe bridge at White Point Estates.
99Medway RiverThe Highway 103 bridge.
100Mersey RiverThe highway bridge on Bridge Street in Milton.
Richmond County
101Framboise RiverThe Highway 327 bridge at Framboise.
102Grand RiverThe highway bridge at Grand River.
103Marie Joseph BrookThe head of Lower Marie Joseph Lake.
104River InhabitantsThe Highway 4 bridge.
105River TillardThe Highway 4 bridge.
Shelburne County
106Barrington RiverThe CN Railway bridge.
107Clyde RiverThe Highway 103 bridge.
108East RiverThe Highway 3 bridge.
109Jordan RiverThe CN Railway bridge.
110Roseway RiverThe Highway 3 bridge.
111Sable RiverThe footbridge upstream from the CN Railway bridge.
Victoria County
112Baddeck RiverThe Harris Pool.
113Barrachois RiverThe Tidal Pool.
114Ingonish RiverThe Cabot Trail Highway bridge.
115Middle RiverThe Highway 105 bridge.
116Middle Aspy RiverThe old Department of Highways causeway.
117North RiverThe Tidal Pool.
118North Aspy RiverWhere the North Aspy River empties into North Pond Harbour.
119Washabuck RiverThe highway bridge near Washabuck Bridge.
Yarmouth County
120Annis RiverThe Highway 3 bridge.
121Tusket RiverThe Highway 3 bridge.
New Brunswick
Albert County
122Point Wolfe RiverThe covered bridge in Fundy National Park.
123Shepody RiverThe floodgate at Harvey Bank.
124Upper Salmon RiverThe abutment above the old mill dam in Alma.
Charlotte County
125Digdeguash RiverThe highway bridge at Digdeguash.
126Magaguadavic RiverThe Magaguadavic No. 1 highway bridge on South Street in St. George.
127New River60 m downstream from the Highway 1 bridge.
128Pocologan RiverThe Highway 1 causeway at Pocologan.
129St. Croix RiverThe Ferry Point International bridge in St. Stephen.
130Waweig RiverThe Highway 1 bridge at Waweig.
Gloucester County
131Bass RiverA line drawn from grid reference 06378083 to grid reference 06408083. Refer to map Bathurst 21 P/12.
132Big Tracadie RiverThe mouth of Aimée Brook.
133Elmtree RiverThe Basin Road Bridge.
134Haché BrookA line drawn from grid reference 97658496 to grid reference 97708496. Refer to map Bathurst 21 P/12.
135Little RiverThe Highway 11 bridge.
136Little Tracadie RiverA line drawn from grid reference 49256457 to grid reference 49266457. Refer to map Burnsville 21 P/11.
137Middle RiverThe CN Railway bridge.
138Millstream RiverThe CN Railway bridge.
139Nepisiguit RiverThe Consolidated Bathurst pumping station dam.
140Nigadoo RiverThe mouth of Comeau Brook.
141North Caraquet RiverThe mouth of Ruisseau des Prairies.
142Peters RiverA line drawn from grid reference 99738268 to grid reference 99788260. Refer to map Bathurst 21 P/12.
143Pokemouche RiverThe mouth of Pollard Brook.
144South Caraquet RiverA line drawn from grid reference 40728827 to grid reference 40748825. Refer to map Burnsville 21 P/11.
145Saint-Simon RiverThe mouth of Ruisseau de la Cernu.
146Teagues BrookThe highway bridge near Janeville.
147Tetagouche RiverThe downstream end of Minnie’s Pool.
Kent County
148Buctouche RiverThe highway bridge at Coates Mills.
149Cocagne RiverThe Highway 525 bridge.
150Kouchibouguac RiverThe Highway 11 bridge.
151Kouchibouguacis RiverThe bridge at Pont-du-Milieu.
152Little Buctouche RiverThe highway bridge at McKees Mills.
153Richibucto RiverThe mouth of Coal Branch River.
154Saint-Charles River (Aldouane River)A line drawn from grid reference 51337357 to grid reference 51227374. Refer to map Richibucto 21 I/10.
Kings County
155Hammond RiverThe CN Railway bridge at Nauwigewauk.
156Kennebecasis RiverThe power line crossing at Bloomfield.
157Nerepis RiverThe Highway 102 bridge.
Northumberland County
158Barnaby RiverA line drawn from grid reference 00849654 to grid reference 00939654. Refer to map Newcastle 21 I/13.
159Bartibog RiverEgans Quarry.
160Bay du Vin RiverGulliver Bridge at Auburnville.
161Black RiverMcColl’s Swinging Bridge.
162Burnt Church RiverThe Highway 11 bridge.
163Little Bartibog RiverThe Highway 11 bridge at Russellville.
164Little Southwest Miramichi RiverThe oxbow on the north boundary line of the Red Bank Indian Reserve No. 7.
165Napan RiverThe School Bridge.
166Northwest Millstream RiverThe Highway 425 bridge.
167Northwest Miramichi RiverThe downstream end of Scott’s Rapid Pool.
168Oyster RiverThe Highway 11 bridge.
169Renous RiverThe Highway 8 bridge.
170Southwest Miramichi RiverA line drawn from grid reference 87948796 to grid reference 87048802 (the Oldsquaw Rock above the mouth of the Renous River). Refer to map Newcastle 21 I/13.
171Tabusintac RiverHead of Tide Island.
Queens County
172Canaan RiverHighway 10 bridges at Coles Island.
173Salmon RiverThe Highway 123 bridge.
Restigouche County
174Armstrong BrookThe CN Railway bridge.
175Belledune RiverA line drawn from grid reference 83751030 to grid reference 83761029. Refer to map Pointe Verte 21 P/13.
176Benjamin RiverThe CN Railway bridge.
177Charlo RiverThe CN Railway bridge.
178Eel RiverThe dam at the mouth of Eel River Cove.
179Jacquet RiverThe Highway 11 bridge.
180Restigouche RiverA line drawn from grid reference 61631743 to grid reference 61631836 (Morrissey Rock). Refer to map Atholville 21 O/15.
Saint John County
181Big Salmon River200 m downstream from a line drawn across the river at the mouth of Cranberry Brook.
182Black River100 m upstream from the public wharf in the estuary.
Westmorland County
183Aboujagane RiverA line drawn from grid reference 91151585 to grid reference 91291585 (Cormier’s Point). Refer to map Port Elgin 21 I/1.
184Gaspereau RiverThe sign placed by a fishery officer at grid reference 13960166. Refer to map Port Elgin 21 I/1.
185Kinnear RiverA line drawn from grid reference 91151585 to grid reference 91291585 (Cormier’s Point). Refer to map Port Elgin 21 I/1.
186Kouchibouguac RiverA line drawn from grid reference 95311676 to grid reference 95461680. Refer to map Port Elgin 21 I/1.
187Memramcook RiverThe causeway at College Bridge.
188Petitcodiac RiverThe Highway 114 causeway between Moncton and Riverview.
189Scoudouc RiverA line drawn from grid reference 81771660 to grid reference 81751652. Refer to map Moncton 21 I/2.
190Shediac RiverThe covered bridge on the Evangeline Road.
191Tantramar RiverThe Highway 2 bridge at Sackville.
York County
192Keswick RiverThe Highway 105 bridge at Mouth of Keswick.
193Nashwaak RiverThe bridge on Bridge Street in Fredericton.
194Saint John RiverA line drawn from grid reference 68429155 at the McKinley Ferry site to grid reference 68229192 on Crocks Point. Refer to map Fredericton 21 G/15.
Prince Edward Island
Kings County
195Marie RiverThe CN Railway bridge.
196Midgell RiverThe Highway 2 bridge.
197Morell RiverThe Highway 2 bridge.
Prince County
198Brae RiverThe Highway 138 bridge.
199Wilmot RiverThe Highway 1A bridge.
Queens County
200West RiverSt. Catherines Bridge on Highway 9.
  • SOR/93-55, err.(E), Vol. 127, No. 7;
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 34;
  • SOR/2011-39, ss. 11, 12.

SCHEDULE III(Section 20)

General Gear Restrictions

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemWatersMethodClose Time
Nova Scotia
Annapolis County
1Annapolis River, upstream from a line drawn from Oak Point to Schafners Point.Nets of any kind, except dip netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Antigonish County
2Antigonish Harbour, inside a line drawn from grid reference 86246013 to grid reference 86306000. Refer to map Antigonish 11 F/12.Nets of any kind, except dip nets, gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
3Pomquet Harbour, east of a line drawn from grid reference 94305470 to grid reference 94415461. Refer to map Antigonish 11 F/12.Nets of any kind, except dip netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
4Tracadie Harbour, inside a line drawn from grid reference 06355322 to grid reference 06665354. Refer to map Antigonish 11 F/12.Nets of any kind, except dip netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Cape Breton County
5Catalone LakeSmelt gill nets and smelt dip netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
6Sydney River, from a line drawn from Battery Point to Amelia Point, upstream to the Sysco Dam.Nets of any kind, except dip nets, gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Colchester County
7Chiganois River, from the Highway 2 bridge upstream to the CN Railway bridge at Belmont.AnglingApr. 15 to May 10
8Debert River, from Cobequid Bay upstream to the CN Railway bridge.AnglingApr. 15 to May 10
9Economy River, from the highway bridge at Economy upstream to Callaghan Brook.AnglingApr. 15 to May 10
10Folly River, upstream to the CN Railway bridge.AnglingApr. 15 to May 10
11Great Village River, from the aboiteau at the dyke upstream to Spencers Brook.AnglingApr. 15 to May 10
12North River, from its confluence with the Salmon River upstream to the West Branch North River.AnglingApr. 15 to May 10
13Portapique River, from the highway bridge at Portapique upstream to Matheson Brook.AnglingApr. 15 to May 10
14Salmon River, from the Highway 102 bridge upstream to Greenfield Brook.AnglingApr. 15 to May 10
15Stewiacke River, from the CN Railway bridge near McKay Siding upstream to the highway bridge in Middle Stewiacke.AnglingApr. 15 to May 10
16Stewiacke River, upstream from a line drawn from grid reference 70509810 to grid reference 70509835 (Stewiacke Landing). Refer to map Shubenacadie 11 E/3.Gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
17Shubenacadie River, upstream from the Highway 102 bridge at Shubenacadie East.Gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Cumberland County
18Maccan River, from the highway bridge at Maccan upstream to the highway bridge at Southampton.AnglingApr. 15 to May 10
19Pugwash River, from the highway bridge at Pugwash upsteam to the highway bridge at Conns Mills.Nets of any kind, except dip nets, gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
20River Hébert, from the highway bridge at River Hébert upstream to the bridge near the tree nursery in the Chignecto Game Sanctuary.AnglingApr. 15 to May 10
21River Philip, from the highway bridge at Port Philip upstream to the foot of Hannons Falls.Nets of any kind, except dip nets, gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
22Shinimicas River, from the highway bridge at Northport upstream to the highway bridge at Lower Shinimicas.Nets of any kind, except dip nets, gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
23Tidnish River, from the highway bridge at Tidnish Bridge upstream to its confluence with the West Branch Tidnish River.Nets of any kind, except dip nets, gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
24Wallace River, from the highway bridge at Wallace Bridge upstream to the CN Railway bridge.Nets of any kind, except dip nets, gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Guysborough County
25Ecum Secum Harbour, inside of a line drawn from grid reference 68607850 on Davidson Point, thence to grid reference 65407550 on Ball Gut Island and thence to grid reference 65057575. Refer to map Ecum Secum 11 D/16.Gill netsJune 15 to Sept. 30
26Giant Lake.AnglingJan. 1 to Dec. 31
27Liscomb Harbour, inside a line drawn from Redman Head to Smoke Point.Gill nets and trap netsJune 15 to Aug. 31
28Magginist Lake.AnglingJan. 1 to Dec. 31
29St. Marys River, upstream from a line drawn from grid reference 87108825 on Black Head to grid reference 87858870. Refer to map Country Harbour 11 F/4.Gill nets and trap netsJune 15 to Aug. 31
30Sullivan Lake.AnglingJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Hants County
31Avon River, upstream from a line drawn from grid reference 08808450 to grid reference 10608450. Refer to map Wolfville 21 H/1.Drift netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Halifax County
32Chezzetcook River, upstream from a line drawn from grid reference 80505360 to grid reference 80505350. Refer to map West Chezzetcook 11 D/11.Gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
33Cole Harbour, inside a line drawn from grid reference 66604335 to grid reference 67354370. Refer to map West Chezzetcook 11 D/11.Gill nets, except smelt gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
34East River Sheet Harbour, from the power house at Ruth Falls downstream 200 m.AnglingJune 1 to Sept. 30
35Ingram River, from a point 23 m downstream from the Highway 3 bridge to a point 23 m upstream from that bridge.Any methodJan. 1 to Dec. 31
36Kirby River, from a point 15 m downstream from the Highway 24 bridge to a point 15 m upstream from that bridge.AnglingJune 1 to Sept. 30
37Kirby River, upstream from a line drawn from grid reference 42906710 to grid reference 42806710. Refer to map Ecum Secum 11 D/16.Gill netsJune 1 to Oct. 31
38Musquodoboit Harbour, The Narrows between a line drawn from grid reference 90855350 to grid reference 91205350 and a line from grid reference 90555386 to grid reference 91205386. Refer to map West Chezzetcook 11 D/11.Gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
39Musquodoboit River, upstream from a line north of Chapel Island drawn from grid reference 89955932 to grid reference 90105940. Refer to map Musquodoboit 11 D/14.Nets of any kind, except dip netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
40Necum Teuch Bay and Necum Teuch Harbour, inside a line drawn from grid reference 62307690 to grid reference 58107570. Refer to map Ecum Secum 11 D/16.Gill netsJune 1 to Sept. 30
41Nine Mile River, upstream from a line drawn in Shad Bay from grid reference 37303130 to grid reference 36803130. Refer to map Halifax 11 D/12.Gill nets, except smelt gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
42Porters Lake and waters within a 180 m radius of any outlet or entrance connecting that lake to the Atlantic Ocean.Gill nets, except smelt gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
43Sackville River, upstream from the CN Railway bridge.Gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
44Salmon River (Port Dufferin), upstream from a line drawn across Port Dufferin from grid reference 48487280 to grid reference 48907250. Refer to map Ecum Secum 11 D/16.Gill nets, except smelt gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
45Sheet Harbour, East River Sheet Harbour and West River Sheet Harbour inside a line drawn from grid reference 40586560 on Sober Island to grid reference 36506445 on Malagash Island. See maps Ecum Secum 11 D/16 and Tangier 11 D/15.Gill netsJune 15 to Sept. 30
46West River Sheet Harbour, upstream from the Killag Road bridge, not including tributaries.AnglingJune 1 to Sept. 30
Inverness County
46.1Mabou Harbour, inside a line drawn from grid reference 17620470 to grid reference 17700490. Refer to map Lake Ainslie 11 K/3.Nets of any kind, except smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
47Margaree River, from the breakwater at Margaree Harbour upstream to the highway bridges at East Margaree.Nets of any kind, except dip nets, gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
48Northeast Margaree River, upstream from the bridges at Big Intervale, not including tributaries.AnglingJan. 1 to Dec. 31
49River Denys, inside a line drawn from grid reference 48158110 to grid reference 47808029. Refer to map Whycocomagh 11 F/14.Nets of any kindJan. 1 to Dec. 31
50Seal Cove, Denys Basin, inside a line drawn from grid reference 47308200 to grid reference 47378223. Refer to map Whycocomagh 11 F/14.Nets of any kind, except smelt gill netsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
51Trout Brook, upstream from a point 96 m upstream from the highway bridge.AnglingJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Kings County
52Gaspereau River, from a point 152 m downstream from the highway bridge at White Rock to a point 213 m upstream from that bridge.AnglingJan. 1 to Dec. 31
53Gaspereau River, from the White Rock power station upstream to the first highway bridge.Any methodJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Lunenburg County
54Gold River, from a point 200 m upstream from the Highway 3 bridge upstream to the Larder River.AnglingApril 1 to May 9
55Gold River, the Dipping Pool located between the Cable Pool and the Kill Devil Pool.AnglingMay 10 to Aug. 15
56LaHave River, from Silver Hill Brook, located 825 m downstream from the CN Railway bridge, upstream to the south end of Wentzells Lake.AnglingApril 1 to May 9
57LaHave River, from Morgans Falls downstream 90 m.AnglingJune 1 to Dec. 31
58New Germany Lake.AnglingApril 1 to April 30
59Petite Rivière, from the Highway 331 bridge upstream to Hebb Lake, not including Fancy Lake.AnglingApril 1 to June 14
60Texas Lake.AnglingApril 1 to April 30
61Wallace Brook, from the Petite Rivière at Crousetown upstream 180 m.AnglingApril 1 to Sept. 30
62Wentzells Lake.AnglingApril 1 to April 30
Pictou County
63East River of Pictou, not including tributaries, from the bridge on George Street in New Glasgow upstream to the highway bridge in Springville.AnglingApril 15 to May 14
64East River of Pictou, from a line drawn from Dunbar Point to Pine Point, upstream to the bridge on George Street in New Glasgow.Nets of any kindApril 1 to Nov. 30
65Pictou Harbour, tidal waters inside of the Harvey A. Venoit causeway.Nets of any kind, except dip nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
66River John, from the highway bridge in River John upstream to the CN Railway bridge.Nets of any kind, except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Queens County
67Medway River, from a point 90 m upstream of the highway bridge at Harmony upstream to but excluding McGowan Lake.AnglingJune 1 to Dec. 31
Victoria County
68Ingonish River, upstream from the Cabot Trail highway bridge.AnglingApril 15 to May 15
69Middle River, from the Forks Pool upstream to the Cabot Trail highway bridge near Finlayson.Angling, except with a single-hook lure or with an artificial flyJune 1 to Sept. 30
70Middle River, upstream from the Cabot Trail highway bridge near Finlayson.AnglingApril 15 to Sept. 30
71North River, upstream from the highway bridge at North River Bridge to a point at the benches marked by a fishery officer.AnglingApril 15 to May 31
72North River, upstream from a point at the benches marked by a fishery officer.AnglingJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Yarmouth County
73Eel Lake and La Grande Passe, within 365 m of the Highway 3 bridge at Ste. Anne du Ruisseau.Nets of any kindJan. 1 to Dec. 31
74Tusket River, from the highway bridge crossing the canal at the southern end of Lake Vaughan downstream to the power house dam.AnglingApril 1 to June 30
New Brunswick
Carleton County
75Saint John River, from Beechwood Dam downstream approximately 0.8 km to a point marked by a fishery officer.AnglingJan. 1 to Dec. 31
76Saint John River, from a point 50 m downstream from Upper Guisiguit Brook to a point 50 m upstream from Upper Guisiguit Brook.AnglingJuly 1 to Dec. 31
77Saint John River, from the highway bridge at Grafton to the railway bridge at Upper Woodstock.AnglingJune 15 to Dec. 31
Gloucester County
78Bathurst Harbour, inside a line drawn from Carron Point (Caron Point) to Youghall Point (Alston Point).Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
79Caraquet River, upstream from a line drawn across the river from grid reference 45009350 to grid reference 45209290 (approximately 1.2 km downstream from the Highway 11 bridge). Refer to map Grande-Anse 21 P/14.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
80Chaleur Bay, inside of a line drawn from grid reference 99208522 at Millstream Gully, thence to the fairway buoy in Bathurst Harbour and thence to Belloni Point. Refer to map Bathurst 21 P/12.Nets of any kindJune 1 to Dec. 31
81Chaleur Bay, in waters that are less than 7.3 m in depth at low tide between the wharf at Grande-Anse, Gloucester County, and the ferry wharf at Dalhousie, Restigouche County.Nets of any kindJune 1 to Dec. 31
82Nepisiguit River, from the head of Pabineau Falls Pool downstream 45 m.AnglingMay 1 to Oct. 8
83Nepisiguit River, within 100 m of the Nepisiguit counting fence.AnglingMay 1 to Dec. 31
84Pokemouche River, upstream from the CN Railway bridge at Inkerman.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
85Rivière du Nord, upstream from a line drawn across the river from grid reference 44909483 to grid reference 44859412 (approximately 1.2 km downstream from the Highway 11 bridge). Refer to map Grande-Anse 21 P/14.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
86Big Tracadie River, upstream from the Pont-Lafrance bridge.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
87Little Tracadie River, upstream from the Highway 11 bridge.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Kent County
88Buctouche River, upstream from the Highway 11 bridge.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
89Little Buctouche River, upstream from the Highway 11 bridge.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
90Cocagne River, upstream from the Highway 11 bridge.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
91Kouchibouguacis River, upstream from the Highway 11 bridge.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
92Richibucto River, upstream from the Bass River at grid reference 42475570. Refer to map Rogersville 21 I/11.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Kings County
93Palmer Brook, from the Hammond River upstream 200 m.AnglingJuly 7 to Oct. 31
Northumberland County
94Bartholomew River, not including tributaries.AnglingJune 20 to Dec. 31
95Bartibog River, upstream from the Highway 11 bridge.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
96Black River, upstream from the old Victoria Bridge at grid reference 31921118. Refer to map Chatham 21 P/3.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
97Miramichi River, upstream from a line drawn from Oyster River to Point aux Carr.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
98Northwest Miramichi River, within 100 m of the Highway 430 bridge (Miner’s Bridge).AnglingJan. 1 to Dec. 31
99Stewart Brook, from its confluence with the Northwest Miramichi River upstream to a point 90 m upstream of the Miramichi water supply dam.Any methodJan. 1. to Dec. 31
100Tabusintac River, upstream from a line drawn from grid reference 44874642 to grid reference 44904669. Refer to map Tabusintac River 21 P/16.Nets of any kindJan. 1 to Dec. 31
101Tabusintac River, upstream from a line drawn from grid reference 51784445 on Point of Marsh to grid reference 51464477 on MacEacherns Point to a line drawn from grid reference 44874642 to grid reference 44904669. Refer to maps Tabusintac River 21 P/16 and Wishart Point 21 P/7.(a) Eel pots and eel traps(a) Dec. 1 to July 31
(b) Longlines, set lines and nets other than eel traps, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those waters(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
Restigouche County
102Jacquet River, upstream from a line drawn from grid reference 21351245 to grid reference 22141255. Refer to map Charlo 20 O/16.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
103Restigouche River, upstream from a line drawn from the ferry wharf at Dalhousie to the ferry wharf at Miguasha, Quebec.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
104Restigouche River, from the Van Horne Bridge in Campbellton upstream to a line drawn from grid reference 61631743 to grid reference 61631836 (Morrissey Rock). Refer to map Atholville 21 O/15.Spears, lights and torchesApr. 15 to Nov. 15
105Northwest Upsalquitch River, upstream from Mill Brook, located at grid reference 64857515, not including tributaries of that river. Refer to map Upsalquitch Forks 21 O/10.AnglingJan. 1 to Dec. 31
106Southeast Upsalquitch River, from grid reference 81007970 at Boars Head Pool upstream to the bridge above the dam at Simpsons Field. Refer to map Upsalquitch Forks 21 O/10.AnglingJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Victoria County
107Right Hand Branch Tobique River (Campbell River), from the Mamozekel River upstream to the mouth of Tom Pole Brook, located 200 m upstream from the Tobique Salmon Enhancement Project holding fence.AnglingJuly 1 to Dec. 31
108Tobique River, from a line drawn from grid reference 12107980 at the mouth of Finnemore Brook to grid reference 12008095 at Gladwyn, upstream to a line drawn from grid reference 13728200 to grid reference 13678212. Refer to map Aroostook 21 J/13.AnglingJune 15 to Dec. 31
Westmorland County
109Scoudouc River, upstream from the Highway 15 bridge.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
110Shediac River, upstream from the old Highway 11 bridge.Longlines, set lines and nets of any kind, except where a licence expressly permits fishing by one or more of those methods in those watersJan. 1 to Dec. 31
York County
111Nashwaak River, from a point 150 m downstream from Porters Brook to a point 30 m upstream from Porters Brook.AnglingJune 15 to Dec. 31
112Nashwaak River, Big Basin Pool at grid reference 49422894. Refer to map Coldstream 21 J/6.AnglingJune 15 to Dec. 31
113Nashwaak River and Youngs Brook, within 15 m of their confluence.AnglingJune 15 to Dec. 31
Prince Edward Island
Kings County
114Basin Head Harbour, upstream from Basin Head Bridge at grid reference 67503707. Refer to maps Souris 11 L/8 and 11 K/5.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
115Big Brook, upstream from the Fortune River at grid reference 43913272. Refer to maps Souris 11 L/8 and 11 K/5.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
116Black Pond, upstream from its confluence with the Northumberland Strait at grid reference 64813494. Refer to maps Souris 11 L/8 and 11 K/5.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
117Brudenell River, upstream from a line drawn from grid reference 31301549 to grid reference 31571610. Refer to map Montague 11 L/2.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
118Boughton River, upstream from the highway bridge at Bridgetown.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
119Cardigan River, upstream from the causeway on Highway 311.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
120Diligent Pond, upstream from its confluence with the Northumberland Strait at grid reference 77584335. Refer to maps Souris 11 L/8 and 11 K/5.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
121East Lake, upstream from its confluence with the Gulf of St. Lawrence at grid reference 75904579. Refer to maps Souris 11 L/8 and 11 K/5.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
122Fortune River, upstream from the Highway 2 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
123Fox River, upstream from the Highway 348 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
124Grahams Pond, upstream from the Highway 17 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
125Greek River, upstream from a line drawn from grid reference 35609958 to grid reference 35569928. Refer to map Montague 11 L/2.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
126MacVanes Pond, upstream from the Highway 16 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
127McAskill River, upstream from its confluence with the Gulf of St. Lawrence at grid reference 35404594. Refer to map Mount Stewart 11 L/7.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
128Mink River, upstream from the Highway 17 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
129Mitchell River, upstream from a line drawn from grid reference 34281898 to grid reference 34601900. Refer to map Montague 11 L/2.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
130Montague River, upstream from the Main Street bridge at Montague.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
131Murray Harbour, inside the Highway 18 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
132Murray River, upstream from the Highway 4 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
133Naufrage River, upstream from the Highway 16 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
134North Lake, upstream from the Highway 16 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
135Seal River, upstream from the Highway 311 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
136Schooner Creek, upstream from its confluence with the Gulf of St. Lawrence at grid reference 25534490. Refer to map Mount Stewart 11 L/7.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
137Souris River, upstream from the culvert on the Gowan Brae Road at grid reference 53653677. Refer to maps Souris 11 L/8 and 11 K/5.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
138St. Peters Lake and St. Peters River, upstream from a point in the Gulf of St. Lawrence at grid reference 17094274. Refer to map Mount Stewart 11 L/7.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
139Sturgeon River, upstream from the Highway 17 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
Queens County
140Belle River, upstream from the Highway 1 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
141Desable River, upstream from the Highway 1 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
142Hillsborough River, upstream from the CN Railway bridge at Mount Stewart.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
143MacPhersons Creek, upstream from its confluence with the Northumberland Strait at grid reference 25208954. Refer to map Pictou Island 11 E/15.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
144North River, upstream from the causeway on Highway 1.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
145Savage Harbour, upstream from the Highway 350 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
146Seal River, upstream from the Highway 1 bridge.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
147Vernon River, upstream from the Vernon Causeway on Highway 1.Nets of any kind except gaspereau and smelt gill nets and eel trapsJan. 1 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/2001-452, ss. 35, 36, 37(F).

SCHEDULE IV(Subsection 16(1))

Close Times for Angling

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemWatersMethodClose Time
1Inland and tidal waters of Nova Scotia.(1) Artificial fly(1) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(2) Unbaited lure(2) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(3) Bait(3) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(4) Barbed hook(4) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(5) Barbless hook(5) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(6) Single barbless hook(6) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(7) Any other method(7) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
2Inland and tidal waters of New Brunswick.(1) Artificial fly(1) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(2) Unbaited lure(2) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(3) Bait(3) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(4) Barbed hook(4) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(5) Barbless hook(5) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(6) Single barbless hook(6) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(7) Any other method(7) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
3Inland and tidal waters of Prince Edward Island.(1) Artificial fly(1) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(2) Unbaited lure(2) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(3) Bait(3) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(4) Barbed hook(4) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(5) Barbless hook(5) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(6) Single barbless hook(6) Mar. 1 to Mar. 31
(7) Any other method(7) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 38.

SCHEDULE V(Sections 24 and 41)

Gaspereau Close Times

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
ItemWatersMethodYearly Close TimeWeekly Close Time
Nova Scotia
1Tidal waters of Kings County and that portion of Hants County west of the West Hants municipal boundary(a) Dip nets(a) June 1 to March 14From 08:00 h each Saturday to 08:00 h on the following Monday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) June 1 to March 14
(c) Drift nets(c) June 1 to March 14
(d) Square nets(d) June 1 to March 14
(e) Trap nets(e) June 1 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) June 1 to March 14
2Inland waters of Kings County and that portion of Hants County west of the West Hants municipal boundary(a) Dip nets(a) June 1 to March 14From 21:30 h each Friday to 05:30 h on the following Monday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Drift nets(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Square nets(d) June 1 to March 14
(e) Trap nets(e) June 1 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) June 1 to March 14
3Tidal waters of Digby, Yarmouth and Shelburne Counties(a) Dip nets(a) June 1 to March 14From 08:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) June 1 to March 14
(c) Drift nets(c) June 1 to March 14
(d) Square nets(d) June 1 to March 14
(e) Trap nets(e) June 1 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) June 1 to March 14
4Inland waters of Digby, Yarmouth and Shelburne Counties(a) Dip nets(a) June 1 to March 14From 08:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Drift nets(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Square nets(d) June 1 to March 14
(e) Trap nets(e) June 1 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) June 1 to March 14
5Tidal waters of Queens and Lunenburg Counties(a) Dip nets(a) July 11 to March 14From 08:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) June 1 to March 14
(c) Drift nets(c) June 1 to March 14
(d) Square nets(d) June 1 to March 14
(e) Trap nets(e) June 1 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) June 1 to March 14
6Inland waters of Queens County(a) Dip nets(a) July 11 to March 14From 21:30 h each Thursday to 10:00 h on the following Sunday and from 21:30 h each day to 10:00 h the next day, Sunday through Thursday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Drift nets(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Square nets(d) June 1 to March 14
(e) Trap nets(e) June 1 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) June 1 to March 14
7Inland waters of Lunenburg County(a) Dip nets(a) July 11 to March 14From 08:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Drift nets(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Square nets(d) June 1 to March 14
(e) Trap nets(e) June 1 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) June 1 to March 14
8Tidal waters of Inverness County and that portion of Victoria County west of Cape North that borders on the Gulf of St. Lawrence(a) Dip nets(a) July 11 to March 14From 18:00 h each Friday to 18:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) July 11 to March 14
(c) Drift nets(c) July 11 to March 14
(d) Square nets(d) July 11 to March 14
(e) Trap nets(e) July 11 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) July 11 to March 14
9Inland waters of Inverness County and Victoria County flowing into the Gulf of St. Lawrence west of Cape North, not referred to in items 10 and 11(a) Dip nets(a) July 11 to March 14From 18:00 h each Friday to 18:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Drift nets(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Square nets(d) July 11 to March 14
(e) Trap nets(e) July 11 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) July 11 to March 14
10Southwest Margaree River, from the Highway 19 bridge at Southwest Margaree upstream to Lake Ainslie(a) Dip nets(a) July 1 to March 14From 18:00 h each Saturday to 08:00 h on the following Monday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Drift nets(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Square nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Trap nets(e) July 1 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) July 1 to March 14
11Inland waters of the Margaree River, the Northeast Margaree River and the Southwest Margaree River downstream from the Highway 19 bridge at Southwest Margaree(a) Dip nets(a) July 1 to March 14From 18:00 h each Friday to 18:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Drift nets(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Square nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Trap nets(e) July 1 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) July 1 to March 14
12Tidal waters of those portions of the Counties of Antigonish, Colchester, Cumberland and Pictou that border on Northumberland Strait(a) Dip nets(a) July 11 to March 14From 14:00 h each Friday to 14:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) July 11 to March 14
(c) Drift nets(c) July 11 to March 14
(d) Square nets(d) July 11 to March 14
(e) Trap nets(e) July 11 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) July 11 to March 14
13Inland waters of Antigonish, Pictou, Colchester and Cumberland Counties(a) Dip nets(a) July 11 to March 14From 14:00 h each Friday to 14:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Drift nets(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Square nets(d) July 11 to March 14
(e) Trap nets(e) July 11 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) July 11 to March 14
14Tidal waters of Nova Scotia not referred to items 1 to 13(a) Dip nets(a) July 11 to March 14From 08:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) July 11 to March 14
(c) Drift nets(c) July 11 to March 14
(d) Square nets(d) July 11 to March 14
(e) Trap nets(e) July 11 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) July 11 to March 14
15Inland waters of Nova Scotia not referred to in items 1 to 13(a) Dip nets(a) July 11 to March 14From 08:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Drift nets(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Square nets(d) July 11 to March 14
(e) Trap nets(e) July 11 to March 14
(f) Weirs(f) July 11 to March 14
New Brunswick
16Tidal waters of that portion of New Brunswick that borders on the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Northumberland Strait not referred to in item 17(a) Dip nets(a) July 1 to May 14From 12:00 h each Friday to 18:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) July 1 to May 14
(c) Drift nets(c) July 1 to May 14
(d) Square nets(d) July 1 to May 14
(e) Trap nets(e) July 1 to May 14
(f) Weirs(f) July 1 to May 14
17Tidal waters of the Miramichi River(a) Dip nets(a) June 16 to May 14From 12:00 h each Friday to 18:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) June 16 to May 14
(c) Drift nets(c) June 16 to May 14
(d) Square nets(d) June 16 to May 14
(e) Trap nets(e) June 16 to May 14
(f) Weirs(f) June 16 to May 14
18Inland waters of New Brunswick that flow into the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Northumberland Strait(a) Dip nets(a) July 1 to Dec. 31From 12:00 h each Friday to 18:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) July 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Drift nets(c) July 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Square nets(d) July 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Trap nets(e) July 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Weirs(f) July 1 to Dec. 31
19Tidal waters of that portion of New Brunswick that borders on the Bay of Fundy(a) Dip nets(a) July 1 to Dec. 31From 12:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) July 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Drift nets(c) July 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Square nets(d) July 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Trap nets(e) July 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Weirs(f) July 1 to Dec. 31
20Inland waters of New Brunswick that flow into the Bay of Fundy(a) Dip nets(a) July 1 to Dec. 31From 12:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Drift nets(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Square nets(d) July 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Trap nets(e) July 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Weirs(f) July 1 to Dec. 31
Prince Edward Island
21Tidal waters of Prince Edward Island(a) Dip nets(a) July 1 to April 30From 08:00 h each Saturday to 08:00 h on the following Monday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) July 1 to April 30
(c) Drift nets(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Square nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Trap nets(e) July 1 to April 30
(f) Weirs(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
22Inland waters of Prince Edward Island(a) Dip nets(a) July 1 to April 30From 08:00 h each Saturday to 08:00 h on the following Monday
(b) Gill nets except drift nets(b) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(c) Drift nets(c) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(d) Square nets(d) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(e) Trap nets(e) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(f) Weirs(f) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 39.

SCHEDULE VI(Section 59)Salmon Fishing Areas

GRAPHIC IS NOT DISPLAYED, SEE SOR/93-55, P. 905

SCHEDULE VII(Sections 61, 62, and 64)

Salmon Close Times and Fishing Quotas

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IVColumn V
ItemWatersClose TimeDaily Catch and Retain QuotaDaily Catch and Release QuotaYearly Fishing Quota
Salmon Fishing Area 15
1Salmon Fishing Area 15, except those waters set out in items 2 to 21Oct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
2Bass RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
3Benjamin RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
4Caraquet RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
5Charlo RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
6Eel River, Restigouche CountyOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
7Jacquet RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
8Kedgwick RiverSept. 1 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
9Little RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
10Little Tracadie RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
11Middle River, Gloucester CountyOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
12Millstream RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
13Nepisiguit RiverOct. 8 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
14Nigadoo RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
15Patapedia RiverSept. 1 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
16Pokemouche RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
17Restigouche RiverSept. 1 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
18South Caraquet RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
19Tetagouche RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
20Tracadie RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
21Upsalquitch RiverSept. 1 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
Salmon Fishing Area 16
22Salmon Fishing Area 16, except those waters set out in items 23 to 58Oct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
23Aboujagane RiverOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
24Baie Verte CreekOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
25Bartholomew RiverJan. 1 to Dec. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
26Bartibog RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
27Bay du Vin RiverOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
28Big Sevogle River, upstream from Square ForksSept. 14 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
29Big Sevogle River, downstream from Square ForksOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
30Black River, Kent CountyOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
31Black River, Northumberland CountyOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
32Buctouche RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
33Burnt Church RiverOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
34Cains RiverOct. 16 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
35Cocagne RiverOct. 16 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
36Chockpish RiverOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
37Dungarvon River, upstream from Furlong BridgeSept. 16 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
38Dungarvon River, downstream from Furlong BridgeOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
39Gaspereau River, Westmorland CountyOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
40Kouchibouguac RiverOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
41Kouchibouguacis RiverOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
42Little Southwest Miramichi River, upstream from Catamaran BrookSept. 16 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
43Little Southwest Miramichi River, downstream from Catamaran BrookOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
44Napan River, Northumberland CountyOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
45North Branch Renous RiverSept. 16 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
46Northwest Miramichi River, upstream from Little RiverSept. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
47Northwest Miramichi River, downstream from Little RiverOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
48Renous River, downstream from the confluence of the North Branch Renous and South Branch Renous RiversOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
49Richibucto RiverOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
50Rocky Brook, tributary to the Southwest Miramichi RiverSept. 1 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
51Scoudouc RiverOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
52Shediac RiverOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
53South Branch Renous RiverSept. 16 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
54Southwest Miramichi River, upstream from McKiel Brook, not including tributariesSept. 16 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
55Southwest Miramichi River, downstream from McKiel Brook, not including tributariesOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
56Southwest Miramichi River, all tributaries to that river except Rocky BrookSept. 16 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
57Tabusintac RiverOct. 22 to June 30248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
58Timber RiverOct. 1 to June 7248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
Salmon Fishing Area 17
59Salmon Fishing Area 17, except those waters set out in items 60 to 62Oct. 1 to June 14127, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
60Midgell RiverOct. 1 to June 14127, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
61Morell RiverOct. 1 to June 14127, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
62West River, Queens CountyOct. 1 to June 14127, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
Salmon Fishing Area 18
63Salmon Fishing Area 18, except those waters set out in items 64 to 87Nov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
64Barneys RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
65East River of PictouNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
66French River, Colchester CountyNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
67French River, Pictou CountyNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
68Mabou RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
69Margaree River, that part of the river downstream from Cranton Bridge on the Northeast Margaree River to the highway bridges at East Margaree, not including tributariesNov. 1 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
70Margaree River, tributaries to that part of the river downstream from Cranton Bridge on the Northest Margaree River to the highway bridges at East MargareeOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
71Middle River, Pictou CountyNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
72Northeast Margaree River, upstream from the bridges at Big IntervaleJan. 1 to Dec. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
73Northeast Margaree River, downstream from the bridges at Big Intervale to Cranton BridgeOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
74Pomquet RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
75Pugwash RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
76River JohnNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
77River PhillipNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
78Shinimicas RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
79South River, Antigonish CountyNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
80Southwest Margaree River, downstream from the Scotsville highway bridge, not including tributariesNov. 1 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
81Southwest Margaree River, upstream from the Scotsville highway bridge, not including tributariesOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
82Southwest Margaree River, all tributaries of that riverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
83Tidnish RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
84Wallace RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
85Waugh RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
86West River, Antigonish CountyNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
87West River of PictouNov. 1 to Aug. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
Salmon Fishing Area 19
88Salmon Fishing Area 19, except those waters set out in items 89 to 107Nov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
89Aconi BrookNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
90Baddeck RiverNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
91Barachois RiverNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
92Catalone RiverNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
93Framboise RiverNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
94Gaspereau River, Cape Breton CountyNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
95Gerratt BrookNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
96Grand RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
97Indian BrookNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
98Ingonish RiverNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
99Lorraine BrookNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
100Marie Joseph RiverNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
101Middle River, Victoria CountyOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
102Mira RiverNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
103North River, Victoria CountyNov. 1 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
104North Aspy RiverNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
105River InhabitantsNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
106River TillardNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
107Salmon River, Cape Breton CountyNov. 1 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
Salmon Fishing Area 20
108Salmon Fishing Area 20, except those waters set out in items 109 to 139Aug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
109Chezzetcook RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
110Clam Harbour RiverSept. 23 to June 23248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
111Cole Harbour RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
112Country Harbour RiverSept. 23 to June 23248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
113East River Sheet HarbourAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
114Ecum Secum RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
115Gaspereau BrookAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
116Gegogan BrookAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
117Indian RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
118Isaacs Harbour RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
119Kirby RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
120Larry’s RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
121Liscomb RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
122Little Salmon River (Lake Major)Aug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
123Milford Haven River (Guysborough River)Sept. 23 to June 23248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
124Moser RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
125Musquodoboit RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
126Necum Teuch RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
127New Harbour RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
128Quoddy RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
129Rocky Run (Porters Lake)Aug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
130Salmon River, Guysborough CountySept. 23 to June 23248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
131Salmon River, Halifax CountyAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
132Salmon River (Lawrencetown Lake), Halifax CountyAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
133Salmon River (Port Dufferin), Halifax CountyAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
134Ship Harbour RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
135St. Marys RiverSept. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
136Tangier RiverAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
137Taylor Bay BrookAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
138Three Fathom Harbour BrookAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
139West River Sheet HarbourAug. 30 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
Salmon Fishing Area 21
140Salmon Fishing Area 21, except those waters set out in items 141 to 164Aug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
141Barrington RiverAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
142Broad RiverAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
143Clyde RiverOct. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
144East River, Lunenburg CountyAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
145Gold RiverAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
146Ingram RiverAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
147Jordan RiverAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
148LaHave River, downstream from Morgans FallsAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
149LaHave River, upstream from Morgans Falls, except as set out in item 150Jan. 1 to Dec. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
150LaHave River, between the bridge on the Lower Branch Road (Varner’s Bridge #2) in New Germany and Cherryfield Bridge at Cherryfield, not including tributariesAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
151Martins RiverAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
152Medway River, downstream from McGowan LakeAug. 1 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
153Medway River, McGowan Lake and all waters upstream of that lakeJan 1. to Dec. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
154Mersey RiverAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
155Middle River, Lunenburg CountyAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
156Mushamush RiverAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
157Nine Mile RiverAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
158Petite RivièreAug. 16 to June 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
159Roseway RiverAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
160Sable RiverAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
161Salmon River, Digby CountyAug. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
162Sackville RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
163Sissiboo RiverAug. 16 to May 9248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
164Tusket RiverAug. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
Salmon Fishing Area 22
165Salmon Fishing Area 22, except those waters set out in items 166 to 193Nov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
166Annapolis RiverAug. 16 to May 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
167Apple RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
168Bass River, Colchester CountyNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
169Bear RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
170Chiganois RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
171Cornwallis RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
172Debert RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
173Diligent RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
174Economy RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
175Folly RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
176Gaspereau River, Kings CountyAug. 16 to May 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
177Great Village RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
178Harrington RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
179Kennetcook RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
180Lequille RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
181Little Bass RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
182Maccan RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
183Nappan River, Cumberland CountyNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
184Nictaux RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
185North River, Colchester CountyNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
186Paradise RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
187Portapique RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
188River HébertNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
189Round Hill RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
190Salmon River, Colchester CountyNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
191Shubenacadie RiverNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
192St. Croix River, Hants CountyNov. 1 to Aug. 14248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
193Stewiacke RiverNov. 1 to July 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
Salmon Fishing Area 23
194Salmon Fishing Area 23, except those waters set out in items 195 to 234Oct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
195Alma RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
196Big Salmon River, upstream from and including Walton Dam PoolSept. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
197Big Salmon River, downstream from Walton Dam PoolOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
198Black River, Saint John CountyOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
199Canaan RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
200Coverdale RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
201Crooked CreekOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
202Demoiselle CreekOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
203Digdeguash RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
204Gaspereau River, Queens CountyOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
205Hammond River, upstream from the covered bridge in French VillageOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
206Hammond River, downstream from the covered bridge in French VillageNov. 1 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
207Irish RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
208Kennebecasis River, upstream from and including Trout CreekSept. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
209Kennebecasis River, downstream from Trout CreekOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
210Keswick RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
211Little River, Saint John CountyOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
212Magaguadavic RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
213Mosher River, Saint John CountyOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
214Nashwaak River, upstream from the bridge at StanleyOct. 1 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
215Nashwaak River, downstream from the bridge at StanleyOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
216Nerepis RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
217New RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
218Oromocto RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
219Petitcodiac RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
220Pocologan RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
221Point Wolfe RiverJan. 1 to Dec. 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
222Pollett RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
223Saint John River, upstream from the Grafton Bridge in WoodstockOct. 1 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
224Saint John River, downstream from the Grafton Bridge in Woodstock to the Reversing Falls BridgeOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
225Salmon River, Queens CountyOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
226Salmon River, Victoria CountyOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
227Shepody RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
228St. Croix RiverSept. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
229Tantramar RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
230Tobique RiverSept. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
231Turtle CreekOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
232Waweig RiverOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
233Weldon CreekOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer
234West River, Albert CountyOct. 16 to May 31248, of which not more than 1 may be 63 cm in length or longer

SCHEDULE VIII(Sections 24 and 73)

Shad Close Times

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
ItemWatersMethodYearly Close TimeWeekly Close Time
Nova Scotia
1Tidal waters of the Shubenacadie River and the Stewiacke River from a straight line drawn across the Shubenacadie River from Maitland in Hants County to Black Rock in Colchester County upstream to the Highway 102 bridge crossing the Shubenacadie River at Shubenacadie East and upstream to a straight line drawn across the Stewiacke River from grid reference 70509808 to grid reference 70509835 (Stewiacke Landing). Refer to map Shubenacadie 11 E/3(1) Dip nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31From 08:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Drift nets(3) June 16 to Mar. 31
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
2Waters of Cumberland Basin inside of a straight line drawn from Ragged Reef Point, Nova Scotia, to Cape Maringouin, New Brunswick(1) Dip nets(1) Oct. 1 to April 30From 08:00 h each Saturday to 08:00 h on the following Monday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) Oct. 1 to April 30
(3) Drift nets(3) Oct. 1 to April 30
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) Oct. 1 to April 30
3Tidal waters of Kings County(1) Dip nets(1) July 31 to April 30From 08:00 h each Saturday to 08:00 h on the following Monday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) July 31 to April 30
(3) Drift nets(3) July 31 to April 30
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) July 31 to April 30
4Tidal waters of Nova Scotia not set out in items 1 to 3(1) Dip nets(1) July 31 to April 30From 08:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) July 31 to April 30
(3) Drift nets(3) July 31 to April 30
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) July 31 to April 30
5Inland waters of the Annapolis River(1) Dip nets(1) June 1 to April 30From 24:00 h each Tuesday to 06:00 h on the following Monday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Drift nets(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
6Inland waters of Kings County not set out in item 5(1) Dip nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31From 21:30 h each Friday to 05:30 h on the following Monday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Drift nets(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Square nets(4) June 1 to March 14
(5) Trap nets(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
7Inland waters of Nova Scotia not set out in item 5 or 6(1) Dip nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31From 08:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Drift nets(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
New Brunswick
8Tidal waters of the Saint John River between the Reversing Falls and a straight line drawn from Partridge Island to Red Head(1) Dip nets(1) June 21 to April 30From 12:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) June 21 to April 30
(3) Drift nets(3) June 21 to April 30
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) June 21 to April 30
9Tidal waters of the Saint John River above the Reversing Falls(1) Dip nets(1) June 21 to April 30From 12:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) June 21 to April 30
(3) Drift nets(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) June 21 to April 30
10Waters of Shepody Bay inside of a straight line drawn from Cape Maringouin to Marys Point(1) Dip nets(1) Aug. 16 to April 30From 12:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) Aug. 16 to April 30
(3) Drift nets(3) Aug. 16 to April 30
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) Aug. 16 to April 30
11Waters of Cumberland Basin inside of a straight line drawn from Ragged Reef Point, Nova Scotia, to Cape Maringouin, New Brunswick(1) Dip nets(1) Oct. 1 to April 30From 08:00 h each Saturday to 08:00 h on the following Monday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) Oct. 1 to April 30
(3) Drift nets(3) Oct. 1 to April 30
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) Oct. 1 to April 30
12Tidal waters of that portion of New Brunswick that borders on the Bay of Fundy not set out in items 8 to 11(1) Dip nets(1) Aug. 16 to April 30From 12:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) Aug. 16 to April 30
(3) Drift nets(3) Aug. 16 to April 30
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) Aug. 16 to April 30
13Tidal waters of that portion of New Brunswick that borders on the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Northumberland Strait(1) Dip nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31From 12:00 h each Friday to 08:00 h on the following Sunday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) June 21 to May 14
(3) Drift nets(3) June 21 to May 14
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
14Inland waters of the Saint John River(1) Dip nets(1) June 26 to May 1From 09:00 h each Saturday to 09:00 h on the following Monday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Drift nets(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
15Inland waters of the Southwest Miramichi River(1) Dip nets(1) June 26 to May 1From 09:00 h each Saturday to 09:00 h on the following Monday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Drift nets(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
16Inland waters of New Brunswick not set out in item 14 or 15(1) Dip nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31From 09:00 h each Saturday to 09:00 h on the following Monday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Drift nets(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
Prince Edward Island
17Tidal waters of Prince Edward Island(1) Dip nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31From 08:00 h each Saturday to 08:00 h on the following Monday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) July 1 to May 14
(3) Drift nets(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) July 1 to May 14
18Inland waters of Prince Edward Island(1) Dip nets(1) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31From 08:00 h each Saturday to 08:00 h on the following Monday
(2) Gill nets except drift nets(2) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(3) Drift nets(3) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(4) Square nets(4) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
(5) Trap nets(5) Jan. 1 to Dec. 31
  • SOR/93-55, err.(F), Vol. 127, No. 7.

SCHEDULE IX(Paragraph 12(2)(c), subsection 28(3) and sections 30, 31, 49, 53.1, 78, 82, 89, 98, 104, 107.1, 107.2, 107.3 and 108)

Winter Fishing Waters in New Brunswick

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemWatersGrid Reference (Map)County
1Lac Baker (Baker Lake)23804480 (Lac Baker 21 N/7)Madawaska
2Bolton Lake10286147 (Forest City 21 G/12)York
3Canoose Flowage30403037 (Rollingdam 21 G/6 and 21 G/5)Charlotte
4Coys Lake (Coy Lake)50797809 (Grand Lake 21 G/16)Queens
5Crocker Lake92209650 (Newcastle 21 I/13)Northumberland
6Despres Lake04306900 (Blackville 21 I/12)Northumberland and Kent
7Douglas Lake05763760 (Saint John 21 G/8)Queens
8Fifth Lake22656324 (McAdam 21 G/11)York
9First Eel Lake03647849 (Fosterville 21 G/13)York
10Fisher Lakes30792009 (Saint John 21 G/8)Saint John
11Foster Lake33005343 (McAdam 21 G/11)York
12Foster Lake38681944 (Rollingdam 21 G/6 and 21 G/5)Charlotte
13French Lake91917249 (Fredericton 21 G/15)Sunbury
14French Lake11318783 (Grand Lake 21 G/16)Sunbury
15Gaspereau Lake17352869 (Boiestown 21 J/8)Sunbury
16Grand Lake29488750 (Grand Lake 21 G/16)Sunbury and Queens
17Grand Falls Headpond between the Highway 2 bridge and the International Bridge at St. Leonard87001600 (Grand Falls 21 O/4)Madawaska
18Grand Falls Flowage18941532 (Rollingdam 21 G/6 and 21 G/5)Charlotte
19Hanson Stream Reservoir02491091 (Musquash 21 G/1)Saint John
20Harts Lake19497651 (Grand Lake 21 G/16)Queens
21Indian Lake10809121 (Grand Lake 21 G/16)Sunbury
22Kilmarnock Deadwater18070411 (Millville 21 J/3)Carleton
23Lake Stream Lake09162128 (Salisbury 21 I/3)Queens
24Lower Nashwaak Lake54222632 (Napadogan 21 J/7)Kent
25Lower Tetagouche Lake16508020 (Tetagouche Lake 21 O/9)Restigouche
26Macs Lake13409740 (Kouchibouguac 21 I/14)Northumberland
27Mactaquac Lake on the Saint John River, from the Mactaquac Dam upstream to the Grafton Bridge in Woodstock37599451 (Canterbury 21 G/14)York and Carleton
28Maquapit Lake18388852 (Grand Lake 21 G/16)Queens and Sunbury
29McManus Lake81434650 (Sussex 21 H/12)Kings
30Middle Lake35861937 (Rollingdam 21 G/6 and 21 G/5)Charlotte
31Middle Tetagouche Lake09708020 (Tetagouche Lake 21 O/9)Restigouche
32Mill Lake75410737 (Rollingdam 21 G/6 and 21 G/5)Charlotte
33Miramichi Lake55494683 (Napadogan 21 J/7)York
34Modsley Lake28835366 (MaAdam 21 G/11)York
35Moores Mills Lake35941566 (Rollingdam 21 G/6 and 21 G/5)Charlotte
36Morice Pond (Silver Lake)94508740 (Amherst 21 H/16)Westmorland
37Chatham Reservoir10100860 (Chatham 21 P/3)Northumberland
38Mud Lake02716951 (Codys 21 H/13)Kings
39Nictau Lake (Big Nictau Lake)58505450 (Nepisiguit Lakes 21 0/7)Restigouche
40North Little River Lake16803980 (California Lake 21 O/8E)Northumberland
41Oromocto Lake56694950 (McAdam 21 G/11)York
42Pabineau Lake92206440 (Bathurst 21 P/12)Gloucester
43Pocowogamis Lake07278548 (Fosterville 21 G/13)York
44Potters Lake29550880 (St. Stephen 21 G/3)Charlotte
45Poucette Lake00401230 (Port Elgin 21 I/1)Westmorland
46Round Lake32908920 (Kouchibouguac 21 I/14)Kent
47Scotch Lake56259108 (Fredericton 21 G/15)York
48Shaddick Lake83191880 (Sevogle 21 P/4)Northumberland
49Sixth Lake20196413 (McAdam 21 G/11)York
50South Little River Lake16593662 (Big Bald Mountain 21 O/1)Northumberland
51Surface mine pondsBounded by a line drawn from grid reference 14009800 to grid reference 14001700, thence to grid reference 86001700, thence to grid reference 86009800 and thence to grid reference 14009800. (Chipman 21 I/4 and Minto 21 J/11)Queens and Sunbury
52Swan Creek Lake11298048 (Grand Lake 21 G/16)Sunbury
53Square Lake04001100 (Port Elgin 21 I/1)Westmorland
54Teagues Lake18607620 (Burnsville 21 P/11)Gloucester
55Thompsons Lake27495738 (McAdam 21 G/11)York
56Tobique Narrows Headpond00568288 (Aroostook 21 J/13)Victoria
57Trousers Lake08005500 (Serpentine Lake 21 O/2)Victoria
58Tuttle Lake14305535 (Forestville 21 G/9)York
59Upper Tetagouche Lake07007925 (Tetagouche Lake 21 O/9)Restigouche
60Washademoak Lake32086855 (Hampstead 21 G/9)Queens
61Wauklahegan Lake27175144 (McAdam 21 G/11)York
62Williamstown Lake00082983 (Florenceville 21 J/5)Carleton
63Windermere Pond23007795 (Kedgwick 21 O/11)Restigouche
  • SOR/2001-452, s. 40.
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